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Could Ronald Reagan Get Elected Today?

mips054 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 8:27 AM
Reagan/Goldwater are the original Tea Party conservatives. Reagan was a true conservative leader...he didn't run from it like HW, Dole, McCain or Romney. Conservatism was in his heart and soul and he inspired a generation. If we embrace conservatism, we win. We run away from it, we lose. Pretty simple, eh?

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


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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