I can remember someone (uh oh, telling my age) who caused the same reaction as Sarah. The left and the republicans were foaming at the mouth then, before he served as our President, as they are now. I voted for him twice. God rest him in your love. Assure him America is still alive and kicking. And if possible, Thank him for me, Lord. Amen.
And Goldwater before him.
Establishment Pubbies are unsurpassed in their snootiness. Except, maybe, for establishment liberal Dems.
My dad didn't remember that much of him, but my Grandparents used to tell me "Ronnie" stories at a point in time where he was best-known for his TV, "B"-Film and "Bonzo" appearances as a "local boy made good." Apparently he was instrumental in the rescuing of some flailing, choking kid one summer, and everyone in town knew he was headed for "bigger things."