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Could Ronald Reagan Get Elected Today?

oldervoter68 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 9:49 AM
It was also better off in 1988 than today. Also better off in 2000. (Lived it, so have first hand knowledge). The middle class wasn't destroyed, The upper class did get richer and at a greater % than the middle class, but the economic pie expanded for almost all Americans.

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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