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Could Ronald Reagan Get Elected Today?

wmou Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 9:50 AM
Banks paid 6% interest on savings and your money depreciated 4% just sitting there. I had friends who were thrilled to get a mortgage under 15%. Just bringing inflation down to 4% gave everybody in the US a 6% raise in income. It was not until NAFTA, GATT and Expanded Trade with China passed that the middle class took a big hit.

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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