At first blush it seems almost absurd to compare Hillary Clinton and Richard Nixon.
But the former secretary of state and front-runner for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president is much more like the disgraced Republican president than you might think. In fact, Hillary Clinton shares several disturbingly similar character flaws with Richard Nixon.
So far the seriousness of the Hillary Clinton email scandal depends on where you sit on the political spectrum.
Republicans and conservative groups say that Clinton very likely violated at least two federal laws regarding the illegal storage and transmission of classified information. Democrats insist there's nothing to the email scandal.