Originally Posted by Arkie
They always threaten to scrap something to get elected, but it never happens. Reagan had the best chance to scrap the Dept of Education when it was brand new and half the people were still against it. It was part of his platform, but he changed his mind when he had the power. Then it more than doubled under Dubya's watch. It's here to stay. They never scrap anything. Everything just grows bigger under the establishment.
I agree but you have to admit this is a different brand of conservatives. Reagan would be a democrat today if he ran.