Watergate — страница 2

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were sent from Howard Hunt containing information about the Bay of Pigs. Hunt used these papers against the FBI and it short, Gray burned them in cooperation to be quiet. There are now suspicions of conspiracies among the CIA and FBI. Finally, there has been a condemnation of the president and a focus on negative aspects of presidency. Granted that after President Nixon, America has had intelligent men in office, but we are no longer getting best of the best. America now has only the second best candidates in the White House because of the lack of respect and openly critical remarks made about the president. The brilliant more deserving men of the position do not even bother running because of what the press, the people and society does to the image if the president. Because

Richard Nixon cheated the American people, it caused one giant domino effect of suspicion and distrust among major players in America as a whole. One thing lead to another and now politics is no longer as acclaimed as it once was. Notice now how almost every movie that has anything to do with politics involves some sinister politician wanting to cheat the people. Doubtfully, when the founding fathers set out for a more united government with a qualified leader, they probably were not worried the he or she would be involved in illegal actions. Most importantly, when the American people disrespect the presidency, and are too busy criticizing or ridiculing the actions and behavior of the man holding the office, we no longer unite under him, and then all patriotism is lost.