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To: joe212

What would Reagan do?

Ronald Reagan Weighs In On Bain Attacks
Forget all the particulars behind matters of high finance it’s not even clear Bain can fully disclose, Romney isn’t cooperating there, for what it’s worth. They likely don’t matter too much, any way. Think political narrative. Then read this bit about Reagan and assess what’s going on around the Bain Bashing fiasco and ask yourself, which side would Ronald Reagan want to be perceived as being on.

In late 1979, during an economic strategy meeting, Ronald Reagan was talking about his upcoming presidential campaign. At one point, somebody expressed concern that John Connally, the former governor of Texas and another presidential candidate, was gaining support among corporate chief executive officers, with all the financial support and credibility that that entailed. Reagan said this didn’t bother him at all. “Let him have the Fortune 500,” he said. “I want our campaign to stand for Main Street, not Wall Street. I want us to stand for the worker, the shopkeeper, the entrepreneur, and the small businessman.” Reagan’s instincts were right on the mark.


7 posted on 01/12/2012 2:49:44 PM PST by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: Reagan69

“What would Reagan do... I want us to stand for the worker, the shopkeeper, the entrepreneur, and the small businessman”

Isn’t that what Gingrich is doing? or trying to do?


26 posted on 01/12/2012 3:02:28 PM PST by ngat
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To: Reagan69

Thanks for posting that, made my day.


29 posted on 01/12/2012 3:07:26 PM PST by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves.)
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To: Reagan69

If anyone could come up with that post, it had to be you. Well done.


32 posted on 01/12/2012 3:10:48 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~..... GO NEWT GO.....!)
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To: Reagan69
WORTH REPEATING:

""""Reagan said this didn’t bother him at all. “Let him have the Fortune 500,” he said. “I want our campaign to stand for Main Street, not Wall Street. I want us to stand for the worker, the shopkeeper, the entrepreneur, and the small businessman.” Reagan’s instincts were right on the mark."""""

Newt needs to borrow that.

82 posted on 01/12/2012 4:33:12 PM PST by annieokie
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