“I guess the way I would put it is there’s a certain grandiosity to Nixon. He always had this enormous ego that was paired with enormous insecurity—which is often in the case with people in great power.
This irony with Nixon is that as much thought and energy he puts into the performance, he’s actually pretty bad at it and people can seethrough it. He comes across as transparent and phony. He’s trying to be so smart with these prosecutors. Who’s he fooling really?” (International Business Times)