Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

Judd Not, Lest Ye Be Judd

From our If Ronald Reagan Can Do It desk Politico Playbook: FIRST LOOK: American Crossroads today will release a two-minute web ad, “Vote for Me, You Hillbillies,” lampooning actress Ashley Judd, a Democrat who is considering challenging Senate Republican Leader … Continue reading

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Obama $25 Million Ad Campaign Says Let’s “Go”

Barack Obama’s reelection campaign just launched this ad (with a knee-buckling $25 million media buy) in nine swing states - Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, Colorado, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Transcript: “Some said our best days were behind us. … Continue reading

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Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (Obama The Operator Edition)

In this week’s edition of Peggy Through the Looking Glass, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan pegs President Obama as the “Not-So-Smooth Operator.” Something’s happening to President Obama’s relationship with those who are inclined not to like his policies. They … Continue reading

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Reagan Dissed Gingrich – Wait, Gingrich Dissed Reagan

From our Cognitive Dissonance Desk: Super PAC Restore Our Future – a wholly owned (but not coordinating) subsidiary of the Romney-industrial complex – is currently running this ad in Florida, which aims to debunk the current claims by Newt Gingrich … Continue reading

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It’s Morning For “Mourning”

The New York Times reports that Citizens for the Republic, a conservative lobbying group that Ronald Reagan started in 1977 as a political action committee, “plans to begin running a stark, one-minute advertisement . . . that is a twist … Continue reading

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Peggy Noodnik Strikes Again

From Peggy Noonan’s current Wall Street Journal column about Ronald Reagan’s 1980 co-opting of the John Birch Society (“Well, he said pleasantly, they said they support me, I didn’t say I support them”): He cared about reality, about the facts … Continue reading

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The $50 Question

Saturday’s New York Times featured this piece headlined “Battle of $50 Bill Splitting Republican Ranks.” Visual: Lede: It is a battle that is pitting Republican against Republican. Representative Patrick T. McHenry of North Carolina wants President Ronald Reagan’s likeness to replace … Continue reading

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Ad o’ the Day™

Peggy Noonan’s latest Wall  Street Journal column (headline: “The Reagans and the Kennedys”) recalls Ronald Reagan’s speech at a 1985 fundraiser for the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, “which at the time was relatively new and the only presidential library … Continue reading

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