Mitt Romney supporter Jeb Bush says President Ronald Reagan would have a hard time in today’s GOP – is he right? Reagan raised taxes, confabbed with commies, even legalized abortion, but later wished he hadn’t. Would Reagan be too moderate for the modern GOP?
Patt looks into the perennial claims for Reagan’s legacy.
Will Bunch, Pulitzer Prize winner, author of “Tear Down This Myth: How the Reagan Legacy Has Distorted Our Politics and Haunts Our Furture,” senior writer for the Philadelphia Daily News and the author of a political blog "Attytood."
Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, a coalition of taxpayer groups, individuals and businesses opposed to higher taxes at the federal, state and local levels