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Richard Nixon uses the Perpendicular Pronoun and “Crook” in the same sentence – 43 years ago today.

November 17, 2016

conradbrunstrom

43 years ago today, Richard Nixon met with the press for an extended Q&A session – at Disneyworld in Florida of all places.  Very little of this interview is remembered today – except for the crucial bit where Nixon declared that he wasn’t a crook.

And for those who (like me) would always rather read something that watch a video clip…

President Nixon: “…Let me just say this, and I want to say this to the television audience: I made my mistakes, but in all of my years of public life, I have never profited, never profited from public service–I have earned every cent. And in all of my years of public life, I have never obstructed justice. And I think, too, that I could say that in my years of public life, that I welcome this kind of examination, because people have got to know whether or not their President…

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