Conservatives Prefer Reagan Fantasies to Reality (And So Did Reagan)Quicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|The Washington Monthly's Steve Benen said, 'between 1982 and 1984, Reagan raised taxes four times, and as Bruce Bartlett has explained more than once, Reagan raised taxes 12 times during his eight years in office.' Benen believes that President Reagan's legacy makes contemporary conservatives 'look ridiculous.' President Obama has lowered taxes more than he has raised them, and they are today lower than they were in President Reagan's time. But you don't hear conservatives crowing about that.|
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