After the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy in rapid succession, and the urban riots that followed, the insanity continued at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
Left wing radicals, who considered the party insufficiently left-wing and anti-war, had descended upon the city with the express purpose of creating chaos.
The resulting so-called “police riot” outside convention headquarters was broadcast live into millions of American homes.
Anyone who presumed that the unedifying spectacle of Democratic delegates coming to blows was a thing of the past must have experienced deja vu this week.
Then again, at least one prominent party member seems to be suffering from amnesia…