GIP­PER FOR­EVER

The Washington Times Weekly - - Politics -

An­a­lysts al­ways won­der which of the GOP pres­i­den­tial hope­fuls is the most like Ron­ald Rea­gan — that is, au­then­tic, qual­i­fied, op­ti­mistic, chival­rous and mighty, or words to that ef­fect. The Rea­ganesque fac­tor still res­onates with vot­ers who rec­og­nize the real deal when they see it.

“It’s be­cause of Rea­gan’s time­less prin­ci­ples. Repub­li­cans have played foot­sie with kin­der and gen­tler and com­pas­sion­ate con­ser­vatism — which sim­ply proves the ad­jec­tive is the en­emy of the noun

REA­GAN PRES­I­DEN­TIAL FOUN­DA­TION AND LI­BRARY

In­quir­ing an­a­lysts want to know: Which GOP hope­ful is the most like Ron­ald Rea­gan?

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