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Richard Milhous Nixon

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The Resume

    (January 13, 1913-April 23, 1994)
    U.S. Vice President (1953-61)
    37th U.S. President (January 20, 1969-August 10, 1974)
    Republican Congressman from California (1949-51)
    Republican Senator from California (1951-53)
    Only U.S. President to resign his office

Why he might be annoying:

    He resigned as President when it was apparent that he would be impeached and thrown out of office (August 9, 1974 (effective August 10th)).
    He ran under the platform that he had a plan to end the Vietnam War, yet the war rage throughout his entire tenure as President.
    His choice for Vice President, Spiro Agnew, resigned after pleading no contest to accepting bribes.
    As a congressman, he accused many people as being sympathetic to communism.
    He was commander-and-chief when four Kent State students were slain by the National Guard (1970).
    When he lost his election for Governorship of California, he bitterly told the press: 'You wouldn't have Nixon to kick around any more' (1962), but changed his mind and ran for President in 1968.
    He suffered from depression.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He loved dogs.
    He made a famous speech when he was accused of taking gifts while running for President, where he claimed the only gift he got was a dog named Checkers (1952).
    He appeared on 'Laugh-In.'
    He was President when men first landed on the Moon (1969).
    He began diplomacy with the People's Republic of China.
    The character Milhous on the Simpsons is named in his honor.
    Anthony Hopkins was nominated for an Oscar for portraying him in Oliver Stone's 1995 epic, 'Nixon.'
    He was married to Pat Nixon for 53 years, until she died (1993)

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 145 Votes: 46.21% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 815 Votes: 56.20% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 278 Votes: 54.32% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 765 Votes: 50.33% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 897 Votes: 55.63% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 274 Votes: 65.69% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 136 Votes: 65.44% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 107 Votes: 54.21% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 191 Votes: 50.26% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 96 Votes: 53.12% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 511 Votes: 55.19% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 288 Votes: 46.88% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 298 Votes: 47.65% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 761 Votes: 51.64% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 515 Votes: 40.97% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 1122 Votes: 44.12% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 4251 Votes: 62.15% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 2012 Votes: 43.54% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 2027 Votes: 49.28% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 2983 Votes: 69.43% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 4816 Votes: 70.51% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 9993 Votes: 45.32% Annoying