Skip to comments.Heritage Foundation Rates Trumpís First Year Better Than Reaganís
Posted on 01/25/2018 10:30:21 AM PST by entropy12
The New York Times reported that the conservative Heritage Foundation ranks President Trump as doing even better than conservative icon President Ronald Reagan in the first year of his Presidency
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Yello. Trump doing better than Reagan.
Was just having this exact conversation with my dad last night.
however Obama is still 5th best of all time:
1. Trump, Reagan & Lincoln tied for first,
2. Twenty three presidents tied for second,
3. Seventeen other presidents tied for third,
4. Jimmy Carter came in fourth, and
5. Obama came in fifth.
That means Obozo comes in 45/45.
Probably the best year since Harry Truman’s first year.
Dang it! I had to read that 3 times to get it.
In fairness to President Reagan, he didn’t have a Republican majority in Congress, nor was there a conservative media besides William F. Buckley
In Reagan’s defense, the Dems had a stranglehold on the House, and the Senators were worse then. Today we call Orrin Hatch a RINO, he and Cochran were heroes compared to the likes of Weicker, Packwood, Specter, Heinz, Frank Murkowski, Paula Hawkins, Hatfield, Percy, Chafee, Pressler, John Warner.
It has taken a long time to steer this party away from the Rockefeller patrician wing, and President Reagan was at the helm before the movement had critical mass.
Or, Twitter or the internet for that matter.
Reagan didn’t have a very good first year, he really didn’t hit his stride until about his third year. Most forget that at one point in 1982 Reagan’s approval was in the mid 30% range...
Earlier thread on the actual Heritage report:
George Washington must be in the first category.
I’ve been of the mind that Trump will swamp Reagan as the best President ever - and the Gipper is looking down from Heaven rooting him on....
I’ve said the very same thing from the moment Trump announced his run.
I used to get a lot of grief over that, hate
Yep - some were upset at anyone replacing Reagan at the top of the heap - when they should have been rooting for it to happen. I have no less love for the Gipper, but trump learned from his mistakes and is not handcuffed with self-defeating “politeness”...
All true what you said. But, falling for the blanket Amnesty ruse to 3 million illegals by Tip O’Neill was a blunder of gargantuan proportions. Condoning and pardoning illegal behavior is guaranteed to cause MORE illegal behavior. Anyone who does not understand is not a good student of history. Now we have anywhere from 11 to 30+ million illegals here. Not to mention a million DACA people.