11/18/19, “A Shocking Suggestion From Speaker Pelosi," Editorial of the NY Sun
““I mean,” the Speaker [Mrs. Pelosi] said on live television, “what the president did was so much worse than even what Richard Nixon did.”
Given that the House hasn’t yet said what Mr. Trump did,
that struck us as a bit rich. “At some point,” she said, “Richard Nixon
cared about the country enough to recognize that this could not
continue.” It was plainly a backhanded — that’s the Pelosi method — way of suggesting Mr. Trump resign the presidency — and an extraordinary thing to be done on live television or any other venue.
Amazing, actually. For our part, we opposed Nixon’s resignation at the time and ever since. It was outrageous for Senators Goldwater and Scott to go over to the White House and, in effect, urge the president to resign. The House hadn’t even voted out articles of impeachment (the Judiciary Committee had but the House hadn’t). And the Senate hadn’t had a chance to properly weigh even a particle of evidence.”…