Leadership from the Heart

Ronald Reagan defies tidy summary. He cannot be measured by bills passed, treaties signed and doctrines proclaimed. Facts Reagan ain't.

He is a refrain from Stars and Stripes Forever. He is a whiff of a kinder age out of the attic. He is reassurance, a pat on the back, a little belief in every person's dream. He is a do-it-yourselfer in an era of easy cop-outs, a simple loyalist among the sophists, a gauzy visionary stumbling through computer printouts. He is comfort that things are not as bad as the experts say they are. Ronald...

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