For several years now, I’ve had great fun here pointing out that Ronald Reagan’s record as president was not what it’s been out to be by the right-wingers of the 21st century.
Snarky pundit Slade Sohmer put it succinctly when he said Reagan’s tenure in the White House “would have to be considered by current conservative standards the worst presidency in American history.”
Reagan nearly tripled the national debt. He compromised with Democrats. He signed an immigration reform bill that granted blanket amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants. He talked with our enemies. He raised taxes 11 times. In fact, he ...