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The right path [electronic resource] : From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once Mastered Politics—and Can Again. Joe Scarborough.

Scarborough, Joe. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780812996159 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Joe Scarborough--former Republican congressman and the always insightful host of MSNBC's Morning Joe--takes a nuanced and surprising look at the unexpected rise and self-inflicted fall of the Republican Party. Dominant in national politics for forty years under the conservative but pragmatic leadership of Eisenhower and Reagan, the GOP, Scarborough argues, is in an ideologically driven eclipse. The only way forward? Recover the principled realism of the giants who led the party to greatness. In the aftermath of Lyndon Johnson's 1964 landslide, the Republican Party appeared to be on the verge of permanent irrelevance. LBJ's Great Society was institutionalizing sweeping liberal reforms, and the United States had a thriving, prosperous economy. Yet in an instant everything changed, and the next four decades would witness an unprecedented era of Republican ascendancy. What happened? In The Right Path, Joe Scarborough looks back in time to...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2047 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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