The Black Legend

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New York Sun prison correspondent Conrad Black writes from sunny Florida that the Nixonland hype must stop, claiming author Rick Perlstein somehow missed the hidden wells of Nixon popularity both past and present.

“Mr. Perlstein does recognize that Nixon was and is popular, though he doesn’t know how popular and can’t explain why.”

“Was” can be demonstrated, as this Wall Street Journal graphic shows:


“Is” appears more problematic, despite the frenzied efforts of smooth backed Roger Stone. nixon-tatoo-roger-stone.jpg

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