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Emma_Leroy
04-18-2009, 03:44 PM
I'm writing my thesis at Algoma, and I just wanted to run a quick poll.. You might be surprised at the question, but...

Who was the better president?


John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th president

-or-

Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th president



I'd also be interested to hear reasons.. Thanks for the help!

NewCasa
04-18-2009, 04:02 PM
Kennedy:
- Began the Viet Nam war
- Worsened the cold war and brought the world to 'the brink' (Bay of Pigs)

Nixon:
- Ended the Viet Nam war
- Initiated diplomatic relations with China (Ping Pong Diplomacy)

Quite a few other examples, but my hat is off to Nixon - always has been. I don't believe either man should be judged on the demise of his presidency, but on the results of their term.