Clinton Vs. Nixon Essay

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Clinton Vs. Nixon


Clinton vs. Nixon

The resent scandal in the White House has brought my attention to the American Presidents
as people and Presidents. Looking into the American history and her presidents I have
found out that presidents are not just political figures but that they are also people. In
my research I will compare and contrast two of the American presidents' current Bill
Clinton and ex-president Richard Nixon.

President Clinton and President Nixon both associated themselves with criminal actions.
Both the presidents misled the American public, causing personal as well as professional
problems. For instance, President Clinton released a false statement about his affair with
Monika Lewinsky, causing a lengthy and costly trial, and greatly affecting his
presidential career. Also, President Nixon caused a scandal associated with Watergate,
which ended up with his leaving the office. Even though they caused trouble for themselves
and others around them, Clinton and Nixon did influence the American economy to a great
degree. Clinton practically saved the economy and lowered the US inflation rate, through
gradual and advocated plans of reform. Moreover, Nixon was the first to go into China
territory for negotiations. Ultimately, they have attracted the media with their antics,
making themselves' targets of controversy and embarrassment. In fact, President Clinton
and Nixon have become the subjects of public mockery and have been an embarrassment to the
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