Daily Archives: September 1, 2020

How Much Can 1968 Tell Us About 2020?

“… I repeated a basic observation: When chaos is everywhere, voters tend to reward politicians who promise calm — which is what Nixon seemed credibly to do in 1968. But campaigning for congressional candidates in 1970, Nixon responded to metastasizing … Continue reading

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