True or false: Reagan was a hypocrite.?

Reagan, the so called champion of limited government, couldn't be farther from the truth. Sure, he greatly lowered taxes on the wealthiest Americans. By all means, he was against any government intervention that would hurt the top 1%, and any intervention that would help the 99%. But he was certainly for government regulation that hurts the poor and middle class. He greatly expanded the war on freedom (Drugs), skyrocketting the incarcerated population of the US. He brought the debt up to record levels, never to be reversed again by future presidents. The qaulity of life for the lower and middle class was stagnant or decreasing ever since, while the top 1% are making record profits. He even raised taxes multiple times on the poor to pay for tax holidays for the rich. I recommend you do your homework, and stop listening to FAUX news. Reagan won because Carter told the truth about how his plan would temporarily hurt, for the benefit of future generations. He won because he talked louder, and because the American people are stupid.

Asked By: - 1/7/2013
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I left the Republican Party many years ago. Reagan did raise taxes and grow the size and scope of government. The main stream media has done a good job brainwashing people into believing Reagan was a true Conservative... More
Answered By: LibertyLover101 - 1/7/2013
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Name me a president who wasn't.
Answered By: Fred - 1/7/2013
Evidently he was more of a pragmatist than his modern day disciples.
Answered By: mooyang - 1/7/2013
Reagan? He had a deal to reduce spending but the Democrats backed out and made him look bad. If you want a hypocrite .. I have one for you... More
Answered By: Texas Mike - 1/7/2013
He created the dreaded Reaganomics, one of the most harmful US economic plans really ever. And he wrote a "thank you" note to Rush Limbaugh, telling him he was a 'national hero'. Notice I'm not even talking about his presidency.
Answered By: Apathy Kat® - 1/7/2013
"government regulation that hurts the poor and middle class" - you mean letting people actually work. So much government regulation makes working impossible... More
Answered By: Limbaugh says... - 1/7/2013
True... More
Answered By: titania_woodland_fairy_queen - 1/7/2013
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