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Political science professor Solomon D. Stevens argues forcefully that failing to hold persons accountable for their actions sets dangerous precedents. He cites as an example President Gerald Ford’s decision to pardon Richard Nixon. Here’s a bit:

Nixon famously said that when the president does something, it means it’s not illegal. But that is a rejection of everything for which our country should stand. No one is above the law. The president cannot do what he wants to do just because he is the president. Donald Trump learned from Nixon . . . .

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