DOI: 10.1177/1532673x13515901
View full text |Buy / Rent full text
Sign up to set email alerts

Abstract: Despite a slogan advocating a change from practices of the past, Barack Obama’s presidential campaign of 2008 had an intriguing similarity to that of Richard Nixon in 1968. Like Nixon, Obama benefited from and secured victory partly due to his opposition to a contentious “war of choice.” The wars in Vietnam and Iraq provided the political and cultural circumstances that made Nixon and Obama credible candidates in 1968 and 2008, respectively. The wars weakened support for the incumbent party and caused division… Show more

Help me understand this report

This publication either has no citations yet, or we are still processing them

Set email alert for when this publication receives citations?

See others like this or search for similar articles