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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He associated his political rivals with Communism
"Tricky Dick" or "Tricky Dicky" were heard as early as his first political campeigns in 1946 (Dick is a common nickname for Richard).
The nickname given to Richard Nixon by the press in the 1950s was Tricky Dick.
The nickname "Tricky Dick" was given to Nixon by his opponent Helen Gahagan Douglas during the 1950 race for Senate.
Richard Nixon had a total of three nicknames in his lifetime. His nicknames were Slick Rick, Red Hunter, and Tricky Dick.
" Tricky Dick" was his nick name