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Could Ronald Reagan Get Elected Today?

nutterup Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 1:30 PM
Republicans say this of the Bush era before the Wall Street meltdown of 2007-2009. "Those first six years of Bush were economically sound, with full employment numbers, low inflation, and steady growth. Until the housing bubble burst." YES, it was a BUBBLE economy! The Bush tax cut, two wars, socialist Medicare Prescription, Republican ethanol mandates, Republican pork barrel K-Street spending, Republican "Dream Down Payment Act" over-stimulated the economy. The Bush administration hollowed out finacial regulations. The Republican party is still Keynesian to this day in the fact that they have a slobbering love affair with big government and tax cuts.
Keep the change Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 1:38 PM
sybil? time for your meds. get away from the window
upwithRomney Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 2:22 PM
No. Nutterup is right. If you want to actually believe in reality instead of fantasy, look at what he said. Many of you just cannot accept the fact that Bush created most of the financial mess. You tell yourself stories that are just not true. Ideology aside, there are such things as facts and data. Shocked are you that we lost? The people looking at the data werent.

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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