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Could Ronald Reagan Get Elected Today?

wmou Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 8:50 AM
The republican leadership opposed Reagan in the primaries and undermined him as president. He ignored them and the people supported him. He could have easily done the same to the weak-kneed unprincipled hacks running the GOP today.

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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