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Nixon hoped to catch Kennedy cheating on his wife

President ordered spy operations on Kennedy in the early 1970s


 

The warm and fuzzy bi-partisan tributes to the late “Lion of the Senate,” Ted Kennedy, tend to obscure the fact that he was the bête noire for many Republicans. Certainly Richard Nixon had no love for the man, or his deceased brothers. Oval office tapes from the early 1970s caught Nixon ordering spy operations on Kennedy, hoping to catch him cheating on his then wife, Joan. And the President despairing over her plans to wear hot pants to a White House function.

The Guardian


 
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Nixon hoped to catch Kennedy cheating on his wife

  1. Two President Nixon stories this week! And no pictures of Justin Trudeau. Time to buy a lottery ticket!

  2. Nowadays it's only kosher to catch Republicans cheating on their wives.

  3. Ah for the good old days, when a person cheating on their spouse was not in the public interest, unless they did something bizarre like desert their post and hie off to Brazil without telling anybody.

    Ah for the good old days, when a person cheated on their spouse without doing anything bizarre.

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