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But the similarity is what is relevant. He also escaped justice.
You misspelled "Reagan".
Yes, with Nixon, both parties wanted justice.
By the time of Reagan, only one party wanted justice,
And by the time of Bush, neither.
Nixon's fate was sealed because of his staunch anti-communist history. He outed Alger Hiss as a communist spy, and the left was out to get him for it. He handed them the sword.
Liberals don't like communists being exposed, for some reason.
Democrats harbored a felon, the only one adjudicated to have been a felon in the office of the president.
Reagan committed no crime that anyone has determined.