Trivia: Fear, Loathing and Gumbo on the Campaign Trail '72

  • Accidentally Accurate: One indication Spiro Agnew is out of touch with reality early on is when he seriously talks about restoring the Kuomintang to ruling mainland China. A decade later, partly as a result of Agnew's policies, mainland China has become a nightmarish dictatorship and then disintegrated, allowing the Kuomintang to, indeed, return from Taiwan to rule parts of it.
    • With the Timeline itself, the rise of an Islamic Caliphate in Syria, Islamist insurgency in Mali, and a Latin Pope with a very left-wing view on capitalism happened both in-universe and in real life.