The Butler

Scholars Say “The Butler” Gets Reagan Wrong on Race

We agree with Craig Shirley, Kiron K. Skinner, Steven F. Hayward and Paul Kengor – films like “The Butler” can be good opportunities for a healthy consideration of our troubled racial history, but not if they persist with inaccurate portrayals of President Reagan's record and personal views.

Reagan: ‘The Butler’ Distorts, Lies

James Arkin, Politico

Michael Reagan says the glossy Hollywood production unfairly depicts his father as a racist.

Bush Lauds Anti-Reagan Flick

Mike Flynn, Breitbart

Why do GHW and Barbara Bush love a movie that portrays Reagan so negatively? In reality, the Reagans invited butler Eugene Allen to attend a state dinner. Allen's photos of the Reagans hang in his living room while other presidential pics are in the basement.