In 1964, 16 years before he was elected president, Ronald Reagan delivered a historic speech called “A Time for Choosing.”
In the speech, Reagan laid out the stark contrast between big government and individual liberty, and between capitalism and socialism. He chided Democrats for claiming “they’re going to solve all the problems of human misery through government and government planning.”
It seems that almost 55 years later, the more things change, the more they stay the same. The election of 2020 will be, once again, a time for choosing.
As campaigning for next year’s Democratic presidential primaries gets underway, it is simply jaw-dropping to contrast the no-nonsense style of President Trump and his hugely successful pro-growth capitalist agenda with the miserably weak field of socialist Democrat White House wannabees.
What a pitiful sight to see a party so mired in political correctness that candidates for the presidential nomination can’t say what they really think because they may offend the aristocracy of coastal elites calling the shots.
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