The answer was yes. They explained that they had strongly supported Ronald Reagan, and then they supported George H.W. Bush because they had supported Reagan, and then supported George...
In response to:
To many egomaniacs on both sides.Not so much of a choice.We may have seen the last of the true statesman.For those who cry foul at the mention of America being in decline,look at the drop in academics over the last 40 years.I read yesterday that we're now the 18th most desirable country in which to live, in the world.In 1987 we were.........you guessed it #1.I don't wish nor want this great nation to pass into the history book of once great nations.I have 12 grandkids & i hate the thought of leaving this mess to them.How do you even apologise for doing or letting happen that brought America to this point?
In January 2008, at a John McCain rally in Columbia, S.C., I asked a number of local politicos to look back to the brutal 2000 Republican primary in their state, the one between McCain and George W. Bush. They had all supported Bush back then, and I asked whether, given the inconclusive wars, runaway federal spending and economic catastrophe of the next eight years, they felt they made the right choice.
- Quotes of the day Allahpundit 2 hours ago
- WMD in Iraq a rather nuanced issue Ed Morrissey 3 hours ago
- Perry: Rand Paul’s position on Iraq is “disheartening … curiously blind” Ed Morrissey 5 hours ago
- Joni Ernst will miss two weeks on the campaign trail… to serve in uniform Jazz Shaw 6 hours ago
- UN Security Council issues non-binding call for cease fire in Gaza Ed Morrissey 8 hours ago
- UAW decides to skip election and form union at VW anyway Jazz Shaw 9 hours ago