Monday, August 3, 2020

Is Trump the Heir to Reagan?

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Three decades ago, as communications director in the White House, I set up an interview for Bill Rusher of National Review.

Among his first questions to President Reagan was to ask him to assess the political importance of Barry Goldwater. Said Reagan, “I guess you could call him the John the Baptist of our movement.”

I resisted the temptation to lean in and ask, “Sir, if Barry Goldwater is John the Baptist, who would that make you?”

What brings the moment back is Laura Ingraham’s new book: Billionaire at the Barricades: The Populist Revolution from Reagan to Trump. Thesis: Donald Trump is a conservative populist and direct descendant and rightful heir to Ronald Reagan.


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