Vietnam War

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Pinkerton: Democrats Should Beware the Ides of Midterms 

The embattled Republican president is besieged by hostile Democrats and an even more hostile media, who regard him as politically dubious (he was, after all, elected with less than a majority of the popular vote), ideologically out of step (he is deemed “wrong” on the big issues of the day), and personally gauche, even repulsive (the mocking of his physical appearance is perhaps the most savage in American history).

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California Democrat Apologizes for Silencing Republican Nguyen

California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León took “full responsibility” for his controversial ejection of Republican State Sen. Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) from the floor of the legislature last week, after she criticized late liberal State Sen. Tom Hayden for his opposition to the Vietnam War.

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#NeverthelessShePersisted: Nguyen Emerges as Answer to Warren

Democrats removed State Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) from the floor of the legislature after she dared to criticize the late State Sen. Tom Hayden, a liberal icon, for his opposition to the Vietnam War. Now, the Los Angeles Times‘ Christine Mai-Duc

Obama Has No Time for Medal of Honor to Decorated Vietnam War Medic

Obama Has No Time Left for Medal of Honor to Decorated Vietnam War Medic

Outgoing President Barack Obama appears not to have the time to bestow the military’s highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, to former U.S. Army Spc. Jim McCloughan, 70, for his personal acts above and beyond the call of duty as a medic during the Vietnam War.

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Virgil: How a Newly Elected Republican President Can Gain 17 Points in His Re-Election Campaign

In earlier installments, we examined the 2016 elections and their impact on the Democrats. We have also pondered the likely contours of the 2018 midterm elections and how Republicans might think about solidifying their Congressional majority. Now, we will look through the prism of history at the 2020 presidential election by studying Richard Nixon’s presidency.