The Right Path: From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once by Joe Scarborough

By Joe Scarborough

Joe Scarborough—former Republican congressman and the constantly insightful host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe—takes a nuanced and staggering examine the unforeseen upward push and self-inflicted fall of the Republican get together. Dominant in nationwide politics for 40 years below the impact of the conservative yet pragmatic management of Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan, the GOP, Scarborough argues, is in a self-inflicted eclipse. the one means ahead? recuperate the principled realism of the giants who led the occasion to greatness.

In the aftermath of Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 landslide, the Republican occasion looked to be at the verge of everlasting irrelevance. LBJ’s nice Society used to be institutionalizing sweeping liberal reforms, and the USA had a thriving, filthy rich financial system. but immediately every little thing replaced, and the subsequent 4 a long time could witness an unheard of period of Republican ascendancy. What happened?

In the proper direction, Joe Scarborough appears again in time to parent how Republicans as soon as ruled American public existence. From Eisenhower’s refusal to enable “the ideal be the enemy of the good” to Reagan’s charismatic yet resolutely functional genius, Scarborough exhibits how principled pragmatism, mixed with a dedication to center conservative values, resulted in victory after victory.

Now, although, political incalcitrance is threatening to show a once-mighty social gathering right into a everlasting minority.

Opening with the passage of the vote casting Rights Act in 1965—the high-water second for liberalism—and finishing with the nationwide disillusionment that set in after typhoon Katrina ravaged New Orleans, the fitting direction without difficulty blends American political heritage with astute research and pithy, no-holds-barred remark. either a bracing name to palms and a common sense background, the ideal direction presents an illuminating examine conservatism and its discontents—and why the GOP needs to regain its former tone and culture if it hopes to outlive.

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