Wk6 DQ1 Monday - American people and their perception of...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
If I were a voter when the Watergate scandal came about it probably would have changed the way I perceived our government. However, the way I see it all of our government is corrupt in one way or another. Therefore, I can not say for sure if that exact situation would of changed my perception or something prior to it or there after. In my opinion the government seems to think they can do whatever they want and not have any real consequences. I vote on someone who I think might do good things for our country and if I do not think that any of the “main” candidates are capable, I may vote for the “underdog.” I do not believe the
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: American people and their perception of government power today are still affected by Watergate. Take Bill Clinton as an example; even though he endured much disgrace while in office, the American people, for the most part, believe that he was a good President and a respectable man experience states that we as Americans have become complacent and most thought, Clinton 'just' got caught just like Nixon. I do not believe that the Watergate scandal had a lasting effect on the public's perception of government; Americans seem quick to forget....
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online