The Nation: Nixon . . . Has Suffered Enough

Excerpts from the President's statement pardoning his predecessor:

I have come to a decision which I felt I should tell you, and all my fellow citizens, as soon as I was certain in my own mind and conscience that it is the right thing to do.

To procrastinate, to agonize, to wait ... is itself a decision of sorts and a weak and potentially dangerous course for a President to follow ...

The Constitution is the supreme law of our land and it governs our actions as citizens. Only the laws of God, which govern our consciences, are...

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