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Saturday, June 05, 2004
 
Now that the news has been confirmed...
that Ronald Reagan has passed, I should clarify that it I feel that it is sad news. My post prior to this was purely a chance to express my kooky theory about the no-longer-possible "October Surprise". I do *not* honestly believe that Karl Rove sent someone to pull the plug on Reagan's ventilator. For that matter, Karl was likely praying that this would happen much closer to the Democratic Convention.

That said, be prepared for the love fest to begin and for the GOP to try and capitalize on Ronnie's legacy. I predict that there will be Reagan/W comparison ads within weeks.

And, as I must in every post about Reagan.... He was terrible President who was simply play acting for 8 years. He should have gone to jail. Don't revise history!
 
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