On this day in history:

In 1992, President Bush the Elder pardoned the remaining major players in the Iran-Contra affair, abruptly ending the investigation just before the part where his own role would have come to light. (For those of you who’ve forgotten about it or weren’t around then, here’s a Wikipedia article on the business. I’ll leave the question of who the actual, day-to-day leader of this operation was as an exercise for the reader.)

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