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Attorney General Ed Meese said: "Don't pay attention to what we say, pay attention to what we do."  We didn't.

Reagan's propensity for appointing foxes to guard the chicken houses was well known from California.

His so called philosophy consisted of,literaly, a shoebox full of shibboleths, which, by dent of repetition, was elevated to the status of a philosophy.  These were little anecdotes he clipped out of the Reader's Digest, for God's sake!

I always believed that, should he ever have been accused of diminished capacity, he would have had a perfect defense in claiming that there had never been any capacity to diminish.  Jerzy Kosinski's Being There captured the effect well.  Peter Sellers was brilliant in the movie.  

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Jul 10th, 2008 at 11:59:27 PM EST
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