Similarities and Differences Between Now and Watergate

While many analysts like to speak of the impeachment in comparisons to Watergate, they ignore some of the critical differences. First some of the obvious similarities.

* The House is held by the Democrats.
* The Economy is doing okay.
* We are at war (Watergate started at the tail end of the Vietnam War.)
* The president is an authoritarian.
* The president is paranoid (well, they are out to get him, so there is that, as the joke goes.)
* When the early inquiry started more people were against it than they are in favor. Polls continue to…



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Nadin Brzezinski

Nadin Brzezinski

Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game.