Nixon sabotaged Vietnam peace talks to get elected

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Nixon sabotaged Vietnam peace talks to get elected

Post by Nodack » Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:47 pm

I just saw a special on this and it pissed me off.

Nixon wanted to get elected President of the US. LBJ was President and not running for re-election. He was endorsing Hubert Humphrey in the upcoming election. The war in Vietnam was raging. LBJ was in talks with North and South Vietnam to come to the table and end the war and it looked like it was a go. Nixon caught wind of this and figured if LBJ found a way to end the war before the election Humphrey would probably win.

Nixon conspired to sabatoge the talks and with the help of a S. Vietnam woman who was close to the S Vietnam leader. LBJ caught wind of Nixon’s meddling and the FBI tailed the woman and tapped her phone. it was true. LBJ suspected Nixon was behind it and the two chatted on the phone about it. Nixon of course denied having anything to do with it.

A Christian Science Monitor journalist in Vietnam also found out about the scheme and contacted LBJ the day before the election. LBJ asked all his closest advisors what he should do. Should he tell America that the Republican candidate for President was a traitor or just let it go. His advisors all talked him out of breaking the news saying it would fundamentally change America in a bad way if they found out so, LBJ just let it go and Nixon became President and the scandal was kept secret until recently. They have the notes from Nixons guy detailing the sceme and phone calls recorded.

Nixon sacrificed America lives for his own personal gain and was a traitor to the US. Scumbag! 20,000 American lives were lost after that election in Vietnam. Nixon called those who were against the war traitors.

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/31/opin ... chery.html

https://www.politico.com/magazine/story ... ion-215461

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... 180961627/

LBJ knew Nixon was a traitor and put all the evidence into a folder marked the X File, no kidding. He stashed it away and marked it to not be opened for fifty years. Nixon found out about the file and tried real hard to find it and never did. The lady who helped Noxon win the WH expected to be rewarded with some sort of cabinet position. Nixon wanted nothing to do with her and cast her aside.

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Re: Nixon sabotaged Vietnam peace talks to get elected

Post by Marty [Mori Chu] » Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:13 pm

If this pisses you off, go read about Reagan and the Iran hostage crisis. In short, Ronald Reagan and his people secretly negotiated with Iran to have them hold off on releasing some US hostages so that Jimmy Carter would look bad and would lose his 1980 re-election campaign to Reagan. Then, minutes after Reagan took office in Jan 1981, they immediately released the hostages and Reagan took credit for it. He undermined the sitting US President and colluded with a hostile nation, causing US hostages to sit in an Iranian prison for months unnecessarily, just to benefit himself politically and help himself win the Presidential election.

Do you see a pattern here with the GOP?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran_hostage_crisis
https://www.vox.com/2016/1/25/10826056/ ... egotiation

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Re: Nixon sabotaged Vietnam peace talks to get elected

Post by Nodack » Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:14 pm

I knew about that already. It wasn’t Reagans fault. He couldn’t remember anything...

So honorable they are.

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