Are We Living 1968 All Over Again?

The social disorder accompanying the 2016 election cycle has led to comparisons with the socio-political turmoil of 1968. Some in the media, including James Fallows and Alec MacGillis, have been quick to remind us that the body count at home and abroad was much larger in 1968. Jonathan Chait holds up President Obama’s government-by-stakeholders as a rejoinder, as though all the worst moments of 1968 represented the whole of that year.

  • TerryA

    All white kids and most are females. They have no clue.

    • Absolutely none, that is white liberal guilt on display.

      • Linda1000

        If that’s the explanation, then that’s just sad if they are all so brainwashed. Their guilt stems from what as it looks like most of them weren’t even born back in 1968. What kind of parents raised these kids? Probably their group think partly explains why Trudeau got elected also.

        • Exile1981

          Alberta is bringing in a white guilt class next year to public schools. It’s supposed to be about natives but someone i know previewed it and said its all about evil whitey keeping the natives down.

    • BillyHW

      Women shouldn’t be allowed to vote.

    • Exile1981

      They are being used and as soon as the blacks get their way those useful idiots will be tossed away.

  • Cat-astrophe

    Gordon Lightfoot wrote this in 68.
    Black Day in July. Things happen a lot faster now.
    The printing press is turning and the news is quickly flashed
    And you read your morning paper and you sip your cup of tea
    And you wonder just in passing is it him or is it me?

    Black day in July

    • BillyHW

      Motor City madness, has reached the countryside.

  • mauser 98

    …Barry supposed to end this

    CNN political commentator Marc Lamont Hill argued on Monday that black people cannot be racist

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  • tom_billesley

    Berlin anti-gentrification?
    Berlin-Friedrichshain – Rigaer Strasse
    Denizens of an iconic left-wing squat are being evicted, to make room for migrants.

  • JoKeR

    Just remember:

  • jack burns

    Sort of, but the white participants are even dumber.