There have been plenty of parallels drawn between George W. Bush and Barack Obama when it comes to their hawkish foreign policy views and disgard of civil liberties. But the recent scandals that have hit the Obama Administration have highlighted comparisions between Obama and another Republican president — Richard Nixon.
In a new video, Revealing Politics shows that the lines coming from the White House in response to these scandals are all too reminiscent of Nixon when he was facing questions over his involvement in Watergate. However, there is one distinction that Revealing Politics makes between the two presidents. Nixon eventually took responsibility for the actions of his subordinates — Obama hasn’t, at least not yet.