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Ben Stein: Scandals Reminds Me of Nixon Sans Foreign-Policy Accomplishments and Shame


Former Nixon speechwriter Ben Stein sees a lot of similarities between that administration and the current one in their handling of scandals, though had a couple caveats.

“Look, I’ve been down this road before,” Stein told Bill O’Reilly last night. “This is just the Nixon playbook again, minus all the foreign-policy achievements.” Later in the interview, he added, “this is this thing happening again, only with no shame.”

Stein also said it was “ridiculous” that President Obama was unaware of the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups, especially since members of his senior staff knew.


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