U.S. REACTION: THE PEOPLE TAKE IT IN STRIDE

Outside the White House on Thursday evening, an exuberant crowd of about 3,000 collected along Pennsylvania Avenue and in Lafayette Square. Some waved sparklers, some carried vindictive placards (EXECUTIVE DELETED, IMPEACH THE SYSTEM), and one planted on the White House fence a slightly spaced-out message of cheer: DING DONG, THE WITCH is DEAD. There were also some tearful admirers (GOD LOVES NIXON) who prayed for their fallen leader.

There were scattered scenes of rejoicing and scenes of sorrow across the nation last week. In Cambridge and Berkeley, throngs of students celebrated in...

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