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Well, he wasn't one of them.  He actually grew up poor, and clawed his way up.  That couldn't have helped.

He also had the temerity to be a Democrat, and to defeat Bush the Elder.

He ran a sane fiscal policy.

I'm sure there are more reasons why, but in the end they don't matter that much.  The vileness of the elites really needs no explanation or understanding.

by Zwackus on Wed Dec 27th, 2006 at 08:30:37 AM EST
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But he was the best Republican president we had in the twentieth century. Maybe you're right; he just wasn't their boy.

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Wed Dec 27th, 2006 at 08:45:13 AM EST
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