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What if Richard Nixon were on Twitter

What if Richard Nixon were on Twitter

I have a crush on a dead president. It started innocently on Twitter. As the White House Correspondents Dinner was unfolding last year, I clicked on the #WHCD hashtag to follow the fatuous horror in real time. This tweet stuck out, and not just because of the bold-faced name attached to it: "Bunch of drunk bastards sitting on their fat butts pretending, wishing, praying to God above that they're in the arena. #WHCD" It was funny, it was correct, and it just happened to be in the name and style of the 37th president of the United States. A quick skim of other tweets by @dick_nixon proved this wasn't a Twitter dilettante using a famous personality to compensate for...

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