The GOP and Reagan

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    From your link:

    And Palin idolizes this guy?
     
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    LOL.

    Reagan was able to pass his tax cuts and build the military when Dems controlled both Congress and the media.

    We love Reagan for his core beliefs. He was a shrew negotiator and knew he'd have to give something in the form of higher taxes some places and more spending for them to feel good.
     
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    Spin much?
     
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    Why are facts so darn cruel to Libs?
     
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    It's interesting that libs are discovering things to like about that Reagan. I hope they'll continue their study.
     
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    you know how it is, dan. everything is relative. i blame him and lee atwater for starting the trajectory to a lot of the way politics plays out now.
     
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    Politics has always been a blood sport. Always. Atwater didn't invent it. Nor did Rove.

    But speaking of finding things to like about past foes, I'm starting to find much to admire in JFK.
     
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    the best boss i ever had used to say 'politics is a full contact team sport'.

    and no, atwater and rove didn't invent it. but they perfected it.

    funny re jfk. there are things to like about him. but i think that, had he lived, his mystique would have died and he wouldn't be admired as much.

    nixon on the other hand -- i think had he not been paranoid and walked that road, he'd have been considered one of our greatest presidents. go figure. :lol:
     
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    Couldn't agree more.

    Yes, Nixon was a case. If he'd had Rove or Atwater beside him, he may not have walked that road.
     

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