March 1, 2012

Stephen Harper Must Channel Ronald Reagan

John Ivison, National Post

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Even his political rivals recognized that Ronald Reagan’s sunny optimism was a tonic for an America that was down in the dumps. “He restored national pride at a time when collective spirits were low,” says the former Democratic governor of New Mexico, Bill Richardson.

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