McCain will be more like Reagan than Bush ever was

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    “Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.”—President Ronald Wilson Reagan


    The United States is rapidly moving towards the 2008 national elections, ushering in a new era in politics. However, before opening a new chapter, it is necessary to first close the chapter on the old book, and reflect on the past eight years where the Republicans have held the Presidency, the House of Representatives, and the Senate for the majority of George W. Bush’s term in office. Ladies and Gentlemen of the jury, you need not look any further than my title to realize how I, as a conservative feel about the Bush years. Many conservatives, myself included got into the trap of believing that George W. Bush would serve the Republican party well, that he would be a president very similar to Reagan, in the same way that while they never connected with the elites, they both always connected well with the American people. Unfortunately, not only was President Bush not like Reagan, but he completely dismantled the Reagan legacy of conservatism for socially conservative, big government populism. Before we move forward, we must understand what we are moving forward from, which is the Bush years that were a complete failure for conservatism and for the Republican Party.
     
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    reagan was no conservative; he was LBJ with a good haircut and a different agenda. at least he wasn't a whore like W; I'll give him that.

    conservative.

    as if.
     
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    And you're very ignorant of the facts...
     
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    Reagan understood three things McCain doesn't - addition, subtraction, and the economy.
     
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    Reagan was a second rate actor as an actor and a little bit better actor as a president.

    He could read a script well and so he became the great communicator.

    Obama can do this also, but now because of Mumbles running, speaking skills no longer count.
     
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    sorry, just can't see him delivering the "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" line as effectively as Reagan did, Obama would probably turn it into a 10 minute dissertation on the potential benefits and risks of removing one stone symbolically, punctuated with a series of uhs and ums
     
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    you think LBJ would have cut the top tax rate from 70% to 28%?
     
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    Reagan and Bush are responsible for 90% of the National Debt.

    The North Shore oil started flowing when he came into office.

    To describe Reagan in one word, it would be "lucky."
     
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    Do libtards ever feel a bit ridiculous for telling such outlandish lies?

    Or is lying so much a part of their culture and their personality that they just don't notice?
     
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    Baba comes out swingin' !!!
     

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