Skip to comments.Will Alexander Resignation Leter (Protests Leftist Bias at Taxpayer-Supported Nixon Library
Posted on 09/05/2011 9:28:54 AM PDT by Rufii
I'm writing to offer my resignation from the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Docent Guild.
While the decision was tough, the reason is simple: The president, who admirably redeemed himself in the sunset of his life from the monstrous shadow of Watergate, is now being enthusiastically dishonored at his own library by a "Manchurian" figure, Dr. Timothy Naftali, director of NARA. Naftali is so driven by his personal ideology that none of his unquestioned brilliance and tireless audacity is now capable of producing an ounce of basic common sense.
What is that basic common sense? That presidential libraries are built, in large part, to showcase the accomplishments of the presidents. It would be disingenuous to ignore a president's failings, mistakes and frailties; they all had them. But it's far worse to revel in those failings in a way that keeps a dark cloud hovering over their accomplishments, as has unquestionably and deliberately been done with Nixon's, all in the name of showing that "here's an example that proves the American system works." The library was not built to showcase "the American system," per se. That worthy purpose is better accomplished at some other venue. It was built, with the tireless assistance of President Nixon himself, to honor his life, career and accomplishments. This library, like all presidential libraries, should be an extension of the president's own home, where he happily and hospitably greets visitors at the door, anxious to share his memories, memorabilia, and historic mementos.
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Nixon, go get the liberals.