Ben Stein: Nixon "did basically nothing wrong" during Watergate
Stein: "I mean, it turned out that Watergate was essentially nothing, just built a house of cards of lies, of smears against Nixon"
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From the October 27 edition of Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto:
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BEN STEIN: Here's a guy, no public experience whatsoever, he's been in office less than eight -- roughly eight months, and he's doing much better than anybody really thought he would.
NEIL CAVUTO (HOST): Compared to the way the media treated Richard Nixon?
STEIN: I think they ended up treating him even worse.
STEIN: I think they've treated Trump even worse, although at the end, when the media went after Nixon over what turned out to be essentially nothing, I mean, it turned out that Watergate was essentially nothing, just built a house of cards of lies, of smears against Nixon, who did basically nothing wrong, or very -- something wrong, but very little wrong.
CAVUTO: Covered up a lot.
STEIN: Covered up -- but that's nothing compared -- nothing compared with starting wars. He was the ultimate peace maker.
STEIN: Nixon was the ultimate peace maker, never got credit for it.