Demonstrators in Philadelphia during this week's Democratic convention echo another presidential election year, 1968. John Minchillo/AP hide caption toggle caption John Minchillo/AP The Two-Way The Economy And Politics Of 1968: Now Playing In Reruns July 29, 2016 Both 1968 and 2016 can be seen as good years for the economy. And yet both may be remembered for their extreme political discontent. Shouldn't good economic times make us less cranky? Apparently, not.