Proposition Nixon – 004

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In 1974, after the pardoning of Richard Nixon, an unknown senate delegate proposed a proposition to strike any and all record of the Nixon presidency from public record. Furious anger at the mere proposal of the proposition led floor delegates to add nonsensical and irrational riders to the bill, rendering its passing impossible and irrelevant. For nearly four decades, Proposition Nixon has been the longest running inside joke on the senate floor, with new amendments being added to it to this day. When interviewed, all representatives thought to have contributed to its creation deny any knowledge of its existence, many claiming the pages leaked to the media are fraudulent at best and treasonous at worst.

 These are those pages…

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