Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Reagan was not exactly progressive on civil rights issues

Throughout his career, Reagan was wrong, insensitive and mean-spirited on civil rights and other issues important to black people. There is no way for the scribes of today to clean up that dismal record.

—Bob Herbert in The New York Times

Despite the efforts of Reagan apologists such as David Brooks, it is impossible to whitewash the Gipper's record on civil rights. Read Bob Herbert's column on this here.

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