Tag: Pres. Ronald Reagan

On Jeff Flake, Goldwater and Trump

Reading that Arizona Senator Jeff Flake has penned a reprise, of sorts, of his predecessor Barry Goldwater’s Conscience of a Conservative got me thinking about a variety of things and sent me off on a little Googling adventure. One place…

What Trump Could Learn from Reagan

I generally avoid Rush Limbaugh like the plague, but I decided to take a look at his take on the Jeff Sessions controversy. Part of what he says is very predictable and basically unhinged, but other parts are roughly accurate.…

Why I am a Bull on This Election

Steve M. makes a prediction: I think Democrats still haven’t unified. I think rank-and-file Democratic voters — not the most politically engaged people, but average voters — focus on politics later in a typical election cycle than rank-and-file Republicans. I…

They Shot Hippies, Didn’t They?

There’s a new book out by Howard Means on the 1970 Kent State University massacre: 67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence. In our March/April/May issue of the Washington Monthly, Michael O’Donnell was a good review that…