Sure it was Carol, you just paying attention.<quoted text>
I rooted for Nixon in 1968 in high school but then turned against him when he accelerated and then delayed ending the war until after he won his second election. I was happy Carter won in 1977 but didn't become a registered voter until 1980 when Reagan ran again (he lost the first time around) and when it became clear Democrats didn't have a clue what they were doing.
It was never the kind of blood sport with so much hatred and distrust towards fellow Americans during either Carter's or Reagan's presidencies. Neither Bush Sr.'s and even Clinton's - until he screwed the pooch in his second term, so to speak.
So, basically, Clinton's gross lack of character and democrats defending it is where it all started. Just answered my own question.
Allen Dulles/J Edgar Hoover were a foul combo__not politicians but appointed__still devious and powerful.
Huey Long, Joe McCarthy__Carol we could fill up 10 topix pages and never scratch the surface regarding the crooked, nasty pieces of chit who have "run this nation, it's states and cities" since the ink was still wet on the Constitution.