Bolingbroke, Nixon, and the Rest of Them
By Robert Higgs
This article appeared in the Summer 1997 issue of The Independent Review


Today’s political leaders may have mastered the art of spinning their messages of public beneficence. But as the newly released Nixon tapes indicate, we must always remember that behind the curtain of propaganda lurks enormous potential for the abuse of power.

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