I remember hearing about the speech. At the time, I thought “That Reagan is so naive and simplistic. As if you could just ask for the wall to be torn down.”
Over the years, I have learned that there is a dearth of plain speaking about right and wrong in our world and when it happens, it is a blast of fresh air.
It’s a shame so many people have to go out of their way to hate him. All politics aside, he was just a good and decent man.