It’s Come to This: Obama Now Blaming Nixon for His Problems

Posted by on Jan 13, 2012 at 2:08 pm
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President Obama, in announcing a restructuring proposal for the federal government, took a shot at a predecessor, President Richard Nixon — blaming him for the inefficient placement of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration within the Commerce Department.

“If you’re wondering what the genesis of this was apparently, this had something to do with President Nixon being unhappy with his Interior Secretary for criticizing the Vietnam War. So he decided not to put NOAA in what would have been a more sensible place,” Obama said in remarks today.

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