Ronald Reagan

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Noun1.Ronald Reagan - 40th President of the United States (1911-2004)Ronald Reagan - 40th President of the United States (1911-2004)
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We've been choking on its fumes for the past seventeen years or so, under both a Republican president who sold stale Reaganism with catastrophic results, and a Democratic president who was able to pass some important liberal legislation but did so within the ideological boundaries defined by Reaganism.
Rossinow shows that Reaganism encouraged a selfishness and hyperindividualism that undermined the very values he celebrated.
The film is traditionally understood as an (unsubtle) metaphor for Reagan-era America and Reaganism in general.
25 million to help Trump get elected, said the New York businessman was laying the groundwork for "a new Republican Party" that will go "beyond the dogmas of Reaganism.
Brands does a poor job of describing the political climate of the 1960s and '70s in which Reagan and Reaganism thrived.
This was Topeka's first production of Angels in America which weaves together the lives of Joe Pitt, Harper Pitt, Prior Walter, Louis Ironson, Roy Cohn, and Hannah Pitt as they struggle with the devastating crisis of AIDS, love, loyalty, and sexual ethics in the pivotal decade politically dominated by Reaganism and social conservatism.
The ensuing doctrine is certainly not Reaganism -- the belief that America should use its power to defeat tyranny and promote democracy.
Reagan was popular, but Reaganism never really was; too many citizens saw, and continue to see, government less as a problem than as a potential ally in areas from civil rights to health care.
What Bruce and I shared was a belief that the conservatism of the 1980s, while defensible in its time with a few obvious exceptions, was irrelevant for the world that Reaganism had created.
Then I back this all up with a little Reaganism (Ronald, that is); "Trust but verify.
The final essay in the anthology, "The Empire Strikes Out: Star Wars (IV, V, and VI) and the Advent of Reaganism," sees parallels between Reagan's Western and Star Wars' galactic mentality.
Charles Krauthammer opines in the July 19 Register-Guard that "the net effect of 18 months of Obamaism will be to undo much of Reaganism.