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Reagan knew what he had to know


WASHINGTON — It’s a week late to be writing about Ronald Reagan, except controversy continues to swirl around the late president after the commemoration of his 100th birthday.

Political conservatives accuse liberals and Democrats of trying to hijack his legacy; some resent President Barack Obama for citing him as a leadership model. The other side says today’s political right is anathema to the pragmatic moderation that was Reaganism’s hallmark.

The Gipper would be bemused.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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