Why Deep Throat remained anonymous

Granted, the man was nearly as un-saintly as Nixon himself, but he had the foresight to know that he might face prosecution or the rightwing hit machine. To wit: "Buchanan, Limbaugh, Stein blamed those who 'brought down' Nixon for fall of Vietnam, Cambodian genocide," writes Media Matters. BUCHANAN: "...People that brought down Nixon also resulted in the fall of South Vietnam, the death of hundreds of thousands of people." LIMBAUGH: "Had they not brought down Nixon, we wouldn't have lost Vietnam. Had [they] not brought down Nixon, the Khmer Rouge would not have come to power and murdered two million people in a full-fledged genocide." (Media Matters)

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