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Morning in America?

How does Reagan's 1984 compare to Obama's 2012? A bit better than you might think. Charts included....
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Why Obama Is No Reagan

US Politics / Conservative : (4 years ago)

Hope ‘n Change ain’t Morning in America: At first it seemed like [Obama] just wanted to steal Reagan’s reelection playbook. That was the upshot of a lot of wishful thinking masquerading as analysis a few months ago, including a Time... Read Post

Sad Songs Say So Much

US Politics / Conservative : NRO: The Corner (4 years ago)

“When everyone else is shouting, the most effective form of communication can be a whisper.” That’s the reason the famous “Better, Prouder, Stronger” ad in the 1984 “Morning in America” Reagan reelection series was effective. And th... Read Post

40 and 44, 1984 and 2012

US Politics / Conservative : NRO: The Corner (2 years ago)

I’m a little late with my column today — hope you’ll think better late than never. The first item is about Reagan, and Obama. We’ve been hearing a lot about Reagan in this campaign. Obama says, “We inherited a mess. We couldn’t fix ... Read Post

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