November 11, 2007

Reagan, Exposed

Still on hiatus, but had to post this after seeing it at Daring Fireball:

Innocent mistakes By Paul Krugman

So there's a campaign on to exonerate Ronald Reagan from the charge that he deliberately made use of Nixon's Southern strategy. When he went to Philadelphia, Mississippi, in 1980, the town where the civil rights workers had been murdered, and declared that "I believe in states' rights," he didn't mean to signal support for white racists. It was all just an innocent mistake. [ more ]

Posted by ronn at November 11, 2007 01:02 PM

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