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Yes, Barry Goldwater was thrashed in the 1964 election by Johnson, but Goldwater provided a new and different voice for a much more strident conservatism that would brook nor tolerate any antiwar movement or anything but the tightest fiscal restraint. Only four years after his defeat, the way was paved for Nixon’s election (and subsequent reelection) to the presidency. Nixon’s anti-Left rhetoric was fairly strong, but it paled in comparison to that of his vice president, Spiro Agnew (and his dismissal of “nattering nabobs of negativism”).
The claim is an absurd one because the cover-up followed the break-in immediately. Also, the break-in was, itself, an egregious malfeasance. Edwards (1999) and others note that the Reagan years probably did more to revitalize a particular kind (primarily fiscal) of conservatism in the United States than anything else. It is almost impossible to disagree with the observation, but the Reagan years were certainly problematic in many ways. Specific events, such as the firing of air traffic controllers, drew praise by some, but the action was possibly more successful as an anti–organized labor action than anything since the Great Depression.
Only the wealthiest inheritors pay, and that payment is for any amount in excess of $5,250,000. Another way to look at this fact is that the estate tax is one of the most antidemocratic of taxes since the wealthy Americans may pay little or nothing. According to the IRS, as late as 2008 the exemption was $3,500,000. The beneficiaries in recent years are an everdecreasing percentage of the population. Democracy should have justice as an essential component, but not all aspects of our society include justice for all.