The two-party system has given this country the war of Lyndon Johnson, the Watergate of Nixon, and the incompetence of Carter. Saying we should keep the two-party system simply because it is working is like saying the Titanic voyage was a success because a few people survived on life-rafts.
The slow-rising central horror of "Watergate" is not that it might grind down to the reluctant impeachment of a vengeful thug of a president whose entire political career has been a monument to the same kind of cheap shots and treachery he finally got nailed for, but that we might somehow fail to learn something from it.hunter s. thompson
Watergate left Washington a city ravaged by honesty.russell baker
W. Mark Felt was 'Deep Throat' and helped us immeasurably in our Watergate coverage.w. mark felt
The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election.jerry ford
There are these and other great causes that we were elected overwhelmingly to carry forward in November of 1972. And what we were elected to do, we are going to do, and let others wallow in Watergate, we are going to do our job.
Maybe this [Watergate] is like the Old Testament. It was visited upon us and maybe we're going to benefit from it.
It's really fantastic and really beautiful to see you here, the Millennium program will start tomorrow and it'll really be fantastic, it'll be incredible ... and soon people will get together and finally understand God. ... There's so much trouble in the world, Watergate is not only in America, it exists everywhere.
The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant , elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election.