How do political scandals since Watergate affect the way that Americans view politicians and the political process? Do we have a similar reaction to political scandals today?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 1:15 am ad1c9bdddf
Watergate made the American public view politicians with an air of distrust.
After Watergate, the public became leery of government. After Gerald Ford completed Nixon's term, the US elected Jimmy Carter because he represented anti-Washington.
Carter's scandal was one of ineptitude--the Iranian hostages. It ...
Examples of political scandals since Watergate are embedded.