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Whereas today's Republican politicians are used to campaigning on a list of Reaganite commandments, and often seem baffled when the conversation leaves their comfort zone.
The smartest new policy would be the simplest, and one supported by many die-hard free marketers, such as the Reaganite Republican, former Treasury Secretary George Shultz: a carbon tax -- effectively putting a price on greenhouse gas emissions to encourage companies to adopt cleaner technologies.
Reaganite conservatives espoused libertarian economics, a forceful foreign policy, and the repercussions of their efforts are felt in the present day.
He appears to relish turning Reaganite campaigning tactics on the Tories.
Though Neuhaus had supported Jimmy Carter for president in 1976, he became an ardent Reaganite four years later.
They believe (or pretend to believe) that our economic future is totally reliant on this group continuing to soak-up the world's assets, the rest of us surviving thanks to a Reaganite fantasy called 'trickle down' whereby wealth is supposed to be redistributed, when in fact it 'trickles' in the opposite direction.
It is more Thatcherite than Thatcher, more Reaganite than Reagan.
As the future arrived in its Reaganite gloom, and the stark realities of age crept over this hard-charging, ambitious pair, they ate enough megavitamins to turn their skins carrot orange.
He was part of the Reaganite entourage that turned "supply side economics" into Republican dogma.
A similar pseudo-period feel is given to The Double, a 1980s Reaganite relic where the walls are always beige, the TVs are small and office computers are rudimentary.
He considers paranoia in science fiction films, disillusion in Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver, Reaganite themes in Rambo: First Blood, Part II, a decade of films influenced by the War on Terror, and more.
As we watch the remake of Red Dawn or another Die Hard, is Reaganite cinema, so memorably dissected by Andrew Britton, returning?