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Republican Debate Dilemma: Echo Sunny Reagan? Or Go Negative?

The candidates’ split, in the end, is between optimism and pessimism, between those channeling the anger of unhappy voters and those aiming, in the style of the sunny Ronald Reagan, for inspiration and uplift.

September 15, 2015

Does America Really Think That Obama Is The Worst President Since World War II?

At a first glance, these numbers look really rough for Obama. A closer look, however, tells a slightly different story.

July 2, 2014
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The Myth Of Reagan: Senate Candidate Glosses Over Reality

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau PEARL, Miss. — “I am a Reaganite,” Chris McDaniel proclaimed with pride. He hushed the crowd at the community center Wednesday evening in Pearl, Miss., with his tale of how, when he was a 13-year-old, “my dad called me into a room” to watch a Ronald Reagan speech. McDaniel […]

June 20, 2014

Huntsman As Nixon Republican

We all know Jon Huntsman is an unorthodox Republican, a wealthy moderate who was quite popular as governor of Utah but has since seen his numbers there drop. He simply doesn’t have the charisma or aggressive conservatism that Tea Party types crave. And buried in the latest New York are some of the best nuggets […]

August 1, 2011