Politics was just as mean and divisive back in the Good Old Days

One of the popular tropes making the rounds these days is today’s politics are mean and divisive. Meanwhile, politics was gentle and friendly back in the good old days of the 1950s and 60s.

In reality, history shows us that politics was just as mean and divisive back then as it is today. Here are a few examples of the gentle politics of the 1950s and 1960s most people today are unaware of.