Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
Going Out With a Bang or Bust
Everyone likes to think they are the greatest. Cassius Clay evaded the draft by converting to Islam and changing his name to Mohammad Ali. He then hit the world of boxing with, “Float like a butterfly, Sting like a bee” and proclaimed to the world, “I am the greatest fighter of all time”. Mohammad Ali left at the top of his game and is fondly remembered for boxing skill.
After Watergate then President Richard Nixon proclaimed, “I am not a crook” as he raised his hands over his head then proceeded to board the Marine helicopter in front of the White House. Nixon a former naval officer during World War II simply went off to his ranch in California to live out his life shunned by the nation he so loved.
Even former President Barack Obama claimed to have “no scandals that…
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