Tagged: ronald reagan

Happy birthday, Dutch. We miss you.

Much has been written and said about the centenary of President Reagan on Sunday. Even liberals who once denounced him now seek to be illuminated in the glow of his memory. So what was it about Reagan, exactly? It boils down to a single word: belief. Reagan believed in the American people – you and me. Elite coastal liberals condescend to everyday Americans. They cannot imagine how ordinary people, unpedigreed, and lacking the sophistication of...

The Gipper resonates 30 years later.

Reagan succeeded because of what he believed. Reagan’s administration was by no means perfect. But in the end his belief in the American people transcended.