I think we need one recognized respected public figure to make a tough blunt statement on just what Reagan’s record is and what he might do to the country let alone the Republican Party before Christmas.
Many citizens see all the leadership of these large institutions together in a conspiracy against them rather than in any adversary relationship with each other.
Research has shown that the perceived style of leadership is by far the most important thing to most voters in evaluating officeholders and candidates.
This is easy to say with the benefit of hindsight but I think it once again points out how very important style of leadership that is the way he does what he does is to his perception.
Every person has only so much attention to give and politics and government takes up only a fraction of what it did 25 years ago.
Look at the declining television coverage. Look at the declining voting rate. Economics and economic news is what moves the country now not politics.