From the Hardball Times:
Seriously, has anyone else noticed the parallels between Bonds’ media paranoia and Richard Nixon’s? Consider…
- Nixon mentioned his children and their dog Checkers in a nationally televised speech in a bid for sympathy, Bonds did the same thing with his son.
- Nixon’s VP called the media “nattering nabobs of negativism.” Bonds has called them something similar, though less alliterative.
- Nixon had Watergate, Bonds has Steroidsgate.
- Nixon was forced to retire early. Bonds???
We can only hope America looks back at Barry as fondly as we remember Tricky Dick.