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He did some things well, some things poorly, was not great at speechifying, and was running for re-election against a candidate willing to engage in treason in pursuit of election.

As a President he was mediocre, but we had more leeway in the late 70's then we do now. Mediocre steps in the right direction would have carried us a long way in the 80's.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Tue Aug 17th, 2010 at 07:48:42 PM EST
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