|John and Martha Mitchell before their 1973 divorce|
However, that would not have served Rosen, who used Martha's alcoholism as the main excuse for John Mitchell having taken his eyes off the ball and getting trapped by the Watergate scandal. To read Rosen's spin of the story, John Mitchell had nothing whatsoever to do with Watergate and it was all the fault of that rapscallion John Dean. This despite Mitchell being found guilty of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and perjury. He served 19 months of a two and a half years sentence, but went to his grave covering for President Richard Nixon.
Aunty Em Ericann's Bun Fight With James Rosen of Fox "News"
Unpacking The Aunty Em Ericann Blog ► Part New
Watergate ► The Beginning of the End
Watergate ► The End of the End