Varney: 2020 protests, election year draws parallel to 1968
Varney: Media hated Nixon and sympathized with protesters in 1968
FOX Business’ Stuart Varney compares the 1968 protests and election year to 2020.
FOX Business’ Stuart Varney, in his latest “My Take,” argues that the year 2020 is panning out to be very similar to 1968 – with protests breaking out during an election year.
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“2020, clearly a tumultuous year, and we're only halfway through,” he said. “Still to come: the summer. The end of the lockdown and the presidential election. And who knows what else!”
Varney said 1968 was also a tough year for Americans who were experiencing the Vietnam War, urban riots and assassinations.
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“It was a presidential election year, too, and Republican Richard Nixon won,” he said. “He had campaigned as the ‘law and order’ president. You see the parallel emerging with 2020?”