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Could Ronald Reagan Get Elected Today?

oldervoter68 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 9:54 AM
I still haven't received a logical explanation from anyone on the left side of the spectrum, why with the tax cuts of the Reagan era, the % of revenue to the government remained at 18% of GDP (as it was in 1960 with 90% top marginal rates).

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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