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Nixon

Richard M(ilhous). 1913--94, US Republican politician; 37th president from 1969 until he resigned over the Watergate scandal in 1974
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No president can deal with that combination without a Nixonian level of ideological flexibility " which is to say, more than President Barack Obama has shown, and more than the demands of Republican orthodoxy allow.
The time has come, after 35 years of disengagement for another American Nixonian Geo-Political Moment, all the United States needs is a Leader with the courage of conviction who will reach out as President Nixon did in 1971.
Would Washington revert to its pre-1979 Nixonian policy of regarding Iran as the guardian of the Gulf?
The Nixonian attitude never begins with the underlings.
On the other hand, they also inherited an American society shaped by the political economy and social policy of Nixonian and Reaganite Republicanism, in which white conservatives, smarting from military defeats in Asia and the victories of civil rights within the US, and fearing the erosion of their hegemony, developed a white populist politics that valorized the common American in racial terms (in Nixon's phrase, "the great silent majority"), argued for economic privatization, advocated Christianity, and in a number of coded references such as "law and order," "welfare queen," "big government" and "moral values," demonized blacks, liberals, and the public sector programs that had helped enfranchise blacks.
Grossman further indicates the pernicious effects of price controls in theory and in Nixonian practice.
AS FAR AS lousy years go, 1979 ranks right down there with the terror-mangled annus horribulus of 2001 and the Nixonian nadir of 1973.
Through the Nixonian subjective reconstruction of the back-story, Savvas argues that the relation between synchronic and diachronic narrative is actually bi-directional and symbiotic (p.
Whatever connects Nixonian social conservatism to contemporary social conservatism may have little to do with the Declaration of Independence.
Recalling a meeting with the leading television news anchors in 1984, Reagan let loose with a positively Nixonian assessment of the kingpins of the fourth estate, "I cannot conjure up 1 iota of respect for just about all of them" (p.
So long as the War Song of Islam remains" - the Nixonian view of Muslim call for prayers - "we cannot realize our global mission", Nixon asserted.
Bush's public-approval ratings had plunged to Nixonian lows, and in the primaries, even Democrats said, in effect, they were tired of the Clintons.