Thingish Things

Campaign Ad, Carter ’80

Written By: William F. B. O'Reilly - Jul• 22•11

Reagan may be the Democrats’ favorite Republican today, but here is how they positioned Reagan in ’80.  Does the scare tactic sound familiar? 

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  1. Nick says:

    What’s interesting about this is that the very criticisms leveled against Reagan were those that were his greatest strenths – leadership and maintaining peace through strength. In the end Reagan was a lot smarter than he was depicted and had an innate understanding of human nature and how to govern.

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