Gore as Nixon? Vote Nixon!A recent poll at NH Insider (totally unscientific) gives, for preferred Democrat nominee in 2008, Gore 41%, Clark 27%. I don't like historical parallelisms, but I feel sucked into this one.
|VP of popular two term President Eisenhower||VP of popular two term President Clinton|
|Not liked by Eisenhower at all||Not particularly liked by Clinton|
|Loses in close election to young, politician from highly connected family.||Loses in close election to young, politician from highly connected family.|
|Winner in 1960 gets America into unpopular war (Viet Nam)||Winner in 2000 gets America into unpopular war (al Iraq)|
|Comes back to win handily, eight years later||???|