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Can Trump Follow Nixon’s 1968 ‘Law And Order’ Campaign To Victory?

Virginia Kruta Associate Editor
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President Donald Trump has responded to recent protests with calls for law and order, prompting comparisons to former President Richard Nixon, whose 1968 campaign was built around the same theme.

The possible similarities between Trump and Nixon have often been highlighted — and even exaggerated — by pundits and critics who appear to relish any opportunity to tie Trump to a former Republican president who was forced to resign the office in disgrace. (RELATED: PATRIOTS: Critics Wanted Donald Trump To Be Richard Nixon — Until They Didn’t)