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The Democrats pushing the same message that they did nearly thirty years ago.
Actually -- -- that he is ago especially on taxes he is president caught up from 1980.
The Republican are currently.
That the biggest tax giveaway and history.
They called Reagan again wrong.
I'm gonna have realized that Americans -- not -- -- -- Obama going back.
Moment rebates for the red.
Did not make -- -- -- And -- and flagrant problems.
Deja Vu all over again.
Biggest tax giveaway in history and rebates to the rich and -- revelation for the pull -- does that sound familiar.
Might Reagan is him although all of the new Reagan revolution you know -- really -- -- direct.
Hello isn't a between what President Obama keeps on saying today what Jimmy -- said 32 years ago direct.
I mean you get the idea of the same speech writers alive and well and writing speeches today as he was writing speeches.
-- for Jimmy Carter.
It never changes.
And and they keep up -- in the same thing out the electorate and and ask us to vote for them and I think -- never tell you the other side.
That would Ronald Reagan lowered taxes.
Be revenue coming into the federal government was about 500 billion dollars.
A year or Ronald Reagan left office -- revenue coming into the federal government was almost a trillion dollars.
A year why because when you lower taxes people didn't take their money -- go offshore.
They felt that they are paying their fair share they -- in fact try to hide their money they felt good about paying their taxes which is not where America feels today.
Tell me about the polls back then September October of 1980s as a hundred I was around that I was in America -- -- -- in the news business.
As I recall the polls had Jimmy can't up ahead well into October and -- right.
-- after right double digit ahead.
Of my father back then and what.
Relate ultimately change the whole thing of getting to the -- -- Ronald Reagan to debate Jimmy Carter.
And Ronald -- very strong debates but even October Ronald Reagan my father was behind.
In the polls because.
That message -- Jimmy Carter out there was working it took time.
For Ronald Reagan -- we work through it and get people to be comfortable with voting for someone who truly -- -- presidential.
As he did.
In the -- -- Jimmy -- as -- -- it was 51%.
To Ronald Reagan 41%.
To Jimmy con I think he was a ten point spread on Election Day.
And as you said that was a complete reversal of the polls maybe six weeks before I got that right was it ten point victory but yet you know it is a -- -- point ten point victory in my -- -- that.
Pacific time my father fight that catch this one.
We're gave way to go to a bitter have a nice dinner go down to the hotel and really -- -- the stage fact that we were blue not red.
And looking forward to what is a -- we had seen each other with a campaigning for months have -- my dad's in the shower.
-- says honey the president on the phone -- -- tell let me in the shower.
And -- -- want to talk just like get have to get out of shower.
That is just the way you really wanna find out you just won the presidency is wrapped in a towel in the bathroom.
Got the photo one again hold the towel on the other to get with the program we're gonna -- you.
-- Jimmy Carter says.
You won the presidency.
Mom and have been -- that tell my father found out he want you would that.
I mean you remember you require want Limbaugh -- in the bathroom and I -- but but you.
You work in the house shall we say -- -- one of the first to say Mr.
President do you follow you well yeah.
I'm Mike Mike's sister Maureen actually called mister president most of my dad's entire life with the first when he -- -- -- but we've been out.
Hired from October 6 November 3 of 1980 I was on 66 airplane -- -- nineteen states traveling this country.
And what -- and I -- doing is working the outskirts.
If my father was in Dallas I was in west Texas -- was in the piney woods if he was in Houston.
I was in the piney woods and and Maureen which in west Texas and we did this all across the country.
For my father what people need you don't want Reagan won because we really got the grassroots of America energized.
Into this campaign.
And that's what the polls risks they missed the grassroots of America coming out in droves to vote for when Reagan.
Mike Reagan I wait a comeback as often as you possibly can on this parallel election from -- two years ago I just find after -- -- Might many thanks indeed -- is again --
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