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Budget Crisis: What would Reagan do?

Ronald Wilson Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan

Great article by Rich Lowry, editorĀ of the National Review.

Both sides, then, tend to misunderstand the well-springs of Reagan’s achievement. Having grand goals is easy, if you don’t care much about reaching them. Cutting deals is easy, if you don’t care much about where they take you. Knowing how to accommodate reality, when to give way and when to stand firm, while never deviating from your ultimate purposes, is the stuff of statesmanship.

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