Obama vs. Nixon: Who is More Worthy of Impeachment?

Off the top of your head, can you quickly remember the total amount of scandals that the Obama Administration is suspected of being involved in?
You have the IRS targeting conservative groups, Benghazi, Fast & Furious, the release of Gitmo prisoners without congressional authorization, monitoring the Associated Press’ phone records, failure to enforce laws enacted by the government, and over twenty others. However, Obama claims to have not known anything about any of these scandals and has often referred to them as being “phony.” Either Obama knows about these wrong doings, or he has one of the most uncommunicative administrations in the history of the United States.

This causes me to question, how in the world can anyone trust this man? It only took one scandal to terminate Nixon’s presidency, but Obama can go through over twenty and still remain in power. I personally believe that President Obama and his cabinet are to blame for the majority of these scandals; however, there are many to blame for this corrupt presidency.

Back when President Nixon was in office, the media did not ease up for a second. They exposed Watergate, and pushed for his impeachment and even his imprisonment, but when it comes to Barack Hussain Obama, all of the mainstream outlets, except Fox News, refuse to hold him accountable.

From my perspective, this has absolutely nothing to do with politics. It has to do with holding democrats to the same standards as republicans.
If President Bush, or President Romney (had he won), would have been possibly involved in over twenty scandals, let alone one, they would be constantly pressured by the media to resign, and congress would be urged to hold impeachment trials. Why is it different with President Obama?

This month, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin said that Obama has committed over 25 impeachable offences.

“It’s time to impeach; and on behalf of American workers and legal immigrants of all backgrounds, we should vehemently oppose any politician on the left or right who would hesitate in voting for articles of impeachment,” Palin wrote in an op-ed on “The many impeachable offenses of Barack Obama can no longer be ignored. If after all this he’s not impeachable, then no one is.”

House Speaker John A. Boehner said “I disagree” with Palin’s remarks. When told that many House republicans also agreed with the former Alaskan governor, Boehner said once again, “I disagree.” Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has also gone on the record, stating that impeachment is very unlikely.

Here is the problem that I have with republicans who state that there is not a chance the party will try to impeach President Barack Obama. It basically gives Obama the green light to do anything that he wants without the fear of a severe obstacle in his path.
Relating to legislation, this president has basically turned the executive branch into the legislative branch, the law making body of the United States. Congress has become idle, and refuses to interfere with the President’s agenda. Impeachment is long overdue, and if republicans win the Senate this fall, they will absolutely have no excuse.

Caiden Cowger is a conservative American radio talk show host and political commentator.

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