[FoRK] Reagan's Popularity Overstated

Lucas Gonze lgonze at panix.com
Thu Jun 10 10:14:41 PDT 2004

A stray thought: Reagan created the modern right, Bush II destroyed it.
We're just getting to the end (exactly when depends on how the election
comes out) of a twenty year phase.

On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, Owen Byrne wrote:
> I think that they have a problem because a lot of things that Reagan was
> criticized for at the time (death squads, sham tax cuts and manipulation
> of the media)
> are now core values of the current administration. While at the time
> Reagan was clearly a lunatic, he is a colossus compared to W and the gang.

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