A public relations nightmare?
You know Nixon, of course, as a wonderful action sport watch company. Jack Freestone, Rob Machado, JJF, Josh Kerr, etc. etc. etc. The Player, Ultratide, etc. etc etc. They are watches that fit your surf lifestyle!
You may not know Nixon as the 37th President of the United States of America. You maybe should because he lived near Trestles but there are no reports of him actually surfing it. In any case, his presidency was marked by turmoil. Many found him an evil man. Hunter S. Thompson wrote, after his death:
Richard Nixon is gone now, and I am poorer for it. He was the real thing — a political monster straight out of Grendel and a very dangerous enemy. He could shake your hand and stab you in the back at the same time. He lied to his friends and betrayed the trust of his family. Not even Gerald Ford, the unhappy ex-president who pardoned Nixon and kept him out of prison, was immune to the evil fallout. Ford, who believes strongly in Heaven and Hell, has told more than one of his celebrity golf partners that “I know I will go to hell, because I pardoned Richard Nixon.
But the watch company. Fresh! Fun!
But the ex-president. Naughty! Rude!
And yesterday, it was revealed that Nixon was even naughtier and ruder than previously thought. He specifically started the War on Drugs to smash African-Americans and gentle leftists. In a just published interview that sat hidden in notebooks since 1999 Nixon’s domestic policy chief John Ehrlichman told writer Dan Baum: