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How did Richard Nixon get the nickname Tricky Dick?


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2008-02-18 14:25:14
2008-02-18 14:25:14

Helen Gahagan Douglas gave him this nick name during the 1950 U.S. Senate race in California, in reference to Nixon's alleged use of dirty tricks during the campaign, mixed with a common nickname for Richard; Dick, hence "Tricky Dick".

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The reason why critics of Richard Nixon gave him the nickname tricky dick was because of his dirty campaign practices. He was given this nickname in the 50s.

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"Tricky Dick" or "Tricky Dicky" were heard as early as his first political campeigns in 1946 (Dick is a common nickname for Richard).

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The nickname "Tricky Dick" was given to Nixon by his opponent Helen Gahagan Douglas during the 1950 race for Senate.

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Many called Richard Nixon "Tricky Dick". He was given the name because he ran a smear campaign in 1950 against Helen Douglas.

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"Tricky Dick" was one unflattering nickname used for Nixon by some. I think the name was invented by the Democrats in California for the 1950 senate election.

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He was elected president twice. He was the first President forced to resign after Watergate. He was a fierce opponent of Communism. He kept a list of enemies and secretly recorded meetings. His nickname was "Tricky Dick" because he was prone to lying and manipulation.

Usually the nickname for those named Richard is Dick.

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Dick is usually a nickname for Richard, but it may be a given name.

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