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The Cult of Reagan

One of the ironies of the modern Republican party is the paucity of heroes it has produced. Reagan – the mythical Reagan – is the ideal and idol of the Republican party. The Myth of Reagan is simplified – the real Reagan has been air-brushed out of the Republican version of history. Reagan’s actual policy positions were far more complex than both his devoted fans and his opponents remember. The cult of Reagan – the conservative hero – has trapped the Republican party between a rock and a hard place:
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