Now: 7/23/16 The Hill: "Clinton VP pick could face liberal ire" and 7/17/16 Philadelphia Inquirer:
With the Democratic National Convention and an attendant influx of protesters a week away, the city is suggesting businesses bring in loose planters, take down flags, and secure commercial dumpsters "to avoid misappropriation by demonstrators."
Then: Republicans pick Nixon, a Republican even many Republicans consider ":Tricky Dick."
Now: Republican leadership hates Trump so much, many will vote for Clinton.
Then: Race riots and racial hatred made many Americans very responsive to Nixon's calls for "law and order" (rendered especially ironic by Watergate).
Now: Obama's racial healing of America makes "law and order" one of Trump's catch-phrases.