Tuesday, January 09, 2007

From Hemophiliac Liberal to Small Government Conservative

John Fund writes of Ronald Reagan's conversion to conservatism while working for General Electric. He concludes:

It was in these forgotten GE years, brought to life so vividly by Mr. Evans, that Reagan developed into "The Great Communicator"--someone not only with an engaging speaking style but with something principled to say. A gifted popularizer of liberty had thus found the perfect partner in a business leader who believed in aggressively defending the free-market system. Would that more such business leaders existed today.

Read the rest of the interesting story here.


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