Reagan the Pragmatist?

Buckley Jr., Wm.F.
January 1981
National Review;1/23/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p56
The article offers recommendations for the administration of U.S. President Ronald Reagan. The author asserts that the administration should make a fundamental decision, philosophical in nature. Reagan can ask Congress to experiment with deep therapy. He can do most persuasively not by asking for internal assent, but by asking for a renewal of the pragmatic spirit. Moreover, the president should recommend to Congress a constitutional amendment outlawing the use of any radical discrimination in public schools.


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