PHOTOS: Michael Beschloss Tweets Photos From Richard Nixon’s 1970 July 4th Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial

It’s been done before.

President Donald Trump commanded his followers on Sunday to “HOLD THE DATE” on July 4 for a celebration of the United States complete with a Presidential address.

The tweet didn’t go over well.

Few know better than historian Michael Beschloss that history tends to repeat itself, so when he saw the President’s tweet announcing “A Salute To America,” he connected some dots and posted some photos from another infamous president’s July 4 celebration.

The photos show determined protestors wading through the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool during President Richard Nixon’s July 4 fete.

The rebuke of Trump was subtle, but people still got the message.

That wasn’t all.

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