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By Bob Franken
Syndicate Reporter 

Hillary Playing Nixon


November 28, 2019

Let's return to yesteryear. Richard Nixon, coming off an already bitterly controversial career and countless tangles with the media, had just been beaten in the 1962 campaign to become California governor. He was severely resentful, and snarled at reporters, "You don't have Nixon to kick around anymore."

It became known as "the last press conference," and "kick around" ranks right up there as one of the most famous quotes in politics, particularly since just six years later, Nixon was elected president of the United States.

Fifty-seven years later, the never-say-die Nixon inspiration appare...

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