Chuck MuthFor the Nevada Appeal

Back to: News
December 28, 2012
Follow News

Chuck Muth: Learning from Reagan’s ‘greatest domestic error’

Gumby Republicans — whose default negotiating position is usually wholesale capitulation — are squawking for the GOP to “compromise” with Democrats in the so-called “fiscal cliff” negotiations. A similar strain of “appease disease” runs strong among many Republicans in Carson City, as well.An interesting development, however, has been the use of Ronald Reagan to excuse the rush to concession. For example, the Washington Examiner recently published an editorial in which Reagan is quoted to have said the following in 1983: “I have always figured that a half a loaf is better than none, and I know that in the democratic …

Explore Related Articles

Trending in: News

The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 28, 2012 04:54AM Published Dec 28, 2012 04:53AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.