If that does turn out to be an apt analogy, it’s hardly surprising that this is happening in many respects.
The crimes of Watergate came out of the Vietnam War, though this is poorly understood. The Watergate “plumbers” were originally set up to plug the leaks about the Vietnam War.--SH
Out of the cheap stink of the Nixonian analogy and the militaristic fog of the power struggle in Washington, comes an actual essay of merit!
And another from Andrew Bacevich.