A Bridge Too Far

September 2014
Democracy: A Journal of Ideas;Fall2014, Issue 34, p92
The article presents an account on the popularity of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan. It recounts the safe political course of Reagan following the resignation former President Richard Nixon due to his involvement on the Watergate scandal. An overview of how Reagan supplanted the patriotism's self-critical form while defining the Republican politics is also provided.


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