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Could Ronald Reagan Get Elected Today?

jeffar Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 11:36 AM
He couldn't get elected today by the Republicans. 68 percent of registered Republicans didn't vote in 2008 and 2012. That is how Obama got into office. The Republican voters are tired of their party nominating liberals like McCain and Romney. The Republican party needs to drift back to the right and start appealing to the conservatives if they ever expect to win again. Reagan could get elected as a Democrat. Reagan gave illegal aliens amnesty. The Democrats would love him.

Popular theory suggests Reagan was too moderate for today’s GOP, but the experts disagree.

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From Townhall Magazine's November Perspectives by Kyle Bonnell:

Questioning Ronald Reagan’s electability in today’s political environment has become a preoccupation of today’s liberals. As this story goes, Ronald Reagan was too moderate and compromising for the tea party-infested, intransigent and ideologically rigid Republican Party. But is it true?

Not according to Edwin Meese, President Reagan’s Attorney General.

“If you look at his...

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