Trump Uses Nixon’s Playbook, Difference Is, The Chaos Is Happening On Trump’s Failed Watch..

Donald Trump expects to win the white house in 2020 using the play­book Richard the crook Nixon used in 1968. That play­book is cen­tered on two pil­lars. (1) The con­tin­ued belief in a strong base of sup­port that has remained loy­al, vir­tu­al­ly cult­like since he assumed the pres­i­den­cy. (Nixon called his the silent major­i­ty in 68), and (2) Law & Order.
The year 1969 was a dis­as­ter, much like what is hap­pen­ing this year it was marked by the assas­si­na­tions of Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. & Sen. Robert Kennedy, race riots, and col­lege anti­war demon­stra­tions.
this year is marked by the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic mil­lions infect­ed and well over one hun­dred and eighty thou­sand Americans con­firmed dead from the dis­ease. Additionally, there are protests across the coun­try in major cities. There are vio­lent police respons­es to the protests over police vio­lence and entire city blocks are going up in flames.

Julia Azari, a Marquette University pro­fes­sor of polit­i­cal sci­ence, said in 2018, “Law-and-order rhetoric has a long his­to­ry in U.S. politics”.“often a way to talk about race with­out talk­ing about race. But its 1960s mean­ing also meant all peo­ple who were chal­leng­ing the social order. As we’ve moved away from the era when politi­cians were mak­ing obvi­ous racial appeals, the appeals have become more cod­ed. The ques­tion becomes whose order, for whom does the law work. You saw a lot of that same rhetoric with ‘silent major­i­ty’ — though Nixon want­ed to sep­a­rate him­self from Wallace’s pop­ulism, it was a back­lash against the sta­tus quo, espe­cial­ly the Great Society of Lyndon Johnson.”
“Tactics of fear or appeals to restore the old social order — those are usu­al­ly suc­cess­ful”.

Donald Trump may be play­ing from Nixon’s play­book, but the strat­e­gy may have even deep­er con­nec­tions and guid­ance, maybe even from out­side han­dlers.
What bet­ter way to stoke racial ten­sions by incit­ing the police to be harsh on the peo­ple they arrest, then give unqual­i­fied sup­port to the police when they com­mit mur­der, know­ing full well that this will set alight the tin­der kegs that large American cities have become, as a result of the sys­temic vio­lence from the very same police?
Donald Trump Told police on New Yok’s Long Island, quote:“When you guys put some­body in the car and you’re pro­tect­ing their head, you know, the way you put their hand over, like, don’t hit their head and they’ve just killed some­body. Don’t hit their head. I said, you can take the hand away, okay?”

In the same breath, the New York Times reports that intel­li­gence reports indi­cate that Russian intel­li­gence is heav­i­ly invest­ed in stir­ring up racial ten­sions in the United States as part of its efforts to get Donald Trump reelect­ed.
NBC News report­ed that Russians who were linked to inter­fer­ence in the 2016 U.S. elec­tions dis­cussed ambi­tious plans to stoke unrest and even vio­lence inside the U.S. as recent­ly as 2018, accord­ing to doc­u­ments reviewed by that news orga­ni­za­tion.
The United States Senate select intel­li­gence com­mit­tee con­clud­ed in its report that In 2016, Russian oper­a­tives asso­ci­at­ed with the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency (IRA) used social media to con­duct an infor­ma­tion war­fare cam­paign designed to spread dis­in­for­ma­tion and soci­etal divi­sion in the United States.
That has not stopped.

In March 2018 the United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence issued a report titled (Report on Russian Active Measures). It began with this para­graph: In 2015, Russia began engag­ing in a covert influ­ence cam­paign aimed at the U.S. pres­i­den­tial elec­tion. The Russian gov­ern­ment, at the direc­tion of President Vladimir Putin, sought to sow dis­cord in American soci­ety and under­mine our faith In the demo­c­ra­t­ic process. Now, more than a year after the elec­tion, the American peo­ple right­ful­ly want to know what the Russians did; how they did it; with whose suppo1t, if any­one’s; and what can be done to counter any elec­tion tam­per­ing by for­eign adver­saries in the future.

In 1968 Richard Nixon gave his cam­paign chief of staff H.R. Haldeman strict orders, “Find ways to sab­o­tage Johnson’s plans to stage pro­duc­tive peace talks, so that a frus­trat­ed American elec­torate would turn to the Republicans as their only hope to end the war”. At the time President LyndonJohnson was fever­ish­ly try­ing to find ways to end the Vietnam war.
It was a gam­bit of pure treach­ery known as the Chennault Affair, named after Anna Chennault, the Republican fundrais­er who became Nixon’s back chan­nel to the South Vietnamese gov­ern­ment.

South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu and his asso­ciates feared that LBJ was sell­ing them out. If Thieu would drag his feet, and stall the pro­posed peace talks, Nixon could por­tray Johnson’s failed peace ini­tia­tive as a des­per­ate polit­i­cal trick. But to do so, Nixon had to get word to Thieu, and tell him to stand firm. (https://​www​.politi​co​.com/​m​a​g​a​z​i​n​e​/​s​t​o​r​y​/​2​0​1​7​/​0​8​/​0​6​/​n​i​x​o​n​-​v​i​e​t​n​a​m​-​c​a​n​d​i​d​a​t​e​-​c​o​n​s​p​i​r​e​d​-​w​i​t​h​-​f​o​r​e​i​g​n​-​p​o​w​e​r​-​w​i​n​-​e​l​e​c​t​i​o​n​-​2​1​5​461

Richard Nixon won the 1968 Presidential elec­tion despite con­spir­ing with a for­eign pow­er to thwart the efforts of the United States Government. It is extreme­ly dif­fi­cult to prove that a can­di­date elicit­ed help from a for­eign pow­er in order to be elect­ed pres­i­dent with­out being accused of spy­ing on that can­di­date’s cam­paign.
Lyndon Johnson was extreme­ly mind­ful of that in 68′.
Barack Obama was also so con­strained in 2016 even though he knew that the Trump cam­paign was mak­ing mul­ti­ple con­tacts with Russian oper­a­tives.
Trump is a Fascist who under­stands the pow­er of media in spread­ing pro­pa­gan­da. He has demo­nized the media even before he was hand­ed the keys to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. At the same time, he has mas­ter­ful­ly used the media to spread lies and dis­in­for­ma­tion about his pre­de­ces­sor spy­ing on his cam­paign, a tact he adopt­ed to deflect atten­tion away from the fact that he col­lab­o­rat­ed with a for­eign adver­sary in order to gain pow­er. Even after los­ing the pop­u­lar vote by over three mil­lion votes.

Richard Nixon won the 1968 elec­tion, and led America into a mas­sive car­nage in Vietnam, cost­ing tens of thou­sands more lives and incal­cu­la­ble dam­age and harm to the Vietnamese peo­ple. In a con­vo­lut­ed twist, Richard Nixon was reward­ed for his crimes, before he was even­tu­al­ly forced to leave office in dis­grace for his involve­ment in even more crimes.
Donald Trump was reward­ed with the pres­i­den­cy, despite the vast major­i­ty of vot­ers repu­di­at­ing him. He was reward­ed with the pres­i­den­cy despite evi­dence that he con­spired with a for­eign adver­sary to gain pow­er.
As Donald Trump decides to run on law & order, while ignor­ing the may­hem he has caused, one fact is [clear as day], this is all hap­pen­ing under Donald Trump’s ill-got­ten failed pres­i­den­cy.

Mike Beckles is a for­mer police Detective cor­po­ral, busi­ness­man, free­lance writer,
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