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From The Feed: The More Things Change, The More They Stay Tepidly Respectful Of Ronald Reagan

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It's the classic election season "Who loved Ronald Reagan enough to appeal to moderate Republicans but not so much that they offend the generally-Reagan-hating Democratic base" game. It's just nice to see these two candidates of CHANGE making cautiously positive, toothless statements about a former president who was responsible for Iran-Contra, countless AIDS deaths, and shifting the American economy into a system that permanently benefits the super-rich so as not to offend members of the political party currently responsible for the war in Iraq, the bungling of Katrina, and legalizing torture.

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