Myths about Ronald Reagan

What The Donald Shares With The Ronald (Reagan)

Frank Rich, New York Magazine

Rich says I am not talking about Reagan the president or about Reagan the man. I am talking about Reagan the candidate, the canny politician who, after a dozen years of failed efforts attended by nonstop ridicule, ended up leading the 1980 GOP ticket at the same age Trump is now (69) and who, like his present-day counterpart, was best known to much of the electorate up until then as a B-list show-business personality.

For Ronald Reagan Peace through Strength Did Not Mean War at Any Price

Reagan’s mantra was “peace through strength.” Peace was the end, strength the means. He focused his attention on the Soviet Union and its advanced outposts, especially in the Western Hemisphere. But he used the new capabilities created almost not at all.

U of SC Textbook's Disgusting Attack of Reagan, Conservatives

Jennifer Burke, Tea Party News Network

A textbook by Cengage used by the Univ. of SC is disparaging Reagan by portraying him as a racist, a sexist, as well as stating that conservatives view people as ‘lazy and non-charitable’.

Gingrich: Reagan Committed to Ending Apartheid

Lisa Barron, Newmax

Reagan vetoed a bill passing S. African sanctions, only to have Congress override the veto. But Gingrich said, "Reagan's critics are wrong to say his opposition to economic sanctions made him pro-apartheid. He disagreed with our group of activist Repubs. in Congress over tactics, not over the aim of ending the institution.