Mr. Frum is not so keen on Reagan currency or statuary either.
“Let me suggest something: A museum in Washington dedicated to the victims of communism. The struggle against communism impelled American foreign policy for almost half a century. That struggle was also the central concern of Ronald Reagan’s political life. As much as Reagan cared about the geopolitics of the struggle, he cared even more about the human victims of communism’s brutal totalitarian ideology.”
The American Spectator writer Philip Klein observes, “I’d be all for it — as long as it’s privately funded.”
POLL DU JOUR
- 49 percent of Americans say President Obama “does not deserve” to be re-elected, 43 percent say he does.
- 81 percent of Democrats and 4 percent of Republicans say Mr. Obama should be re-elected.
- 48 percent of Americans overall would vote for President Obama and 40 percent for Sarah Palin in a theoretical 2012 presidential matchup.
- 89 percent of Democrats would vote for Mr. Obama, 85 percent of Republicans for Mrs. Palin.
- 44 percent of Americans overall would vote for Mr. Obama, 45 percent for Mitt Romney in a 2012 matchup.
- 86 percent of Democrats would vote for the president, 91 percent of Republicans for Mr. Romney in the matchup.
Source: A Quinnipiac University survey of 2,424 registered voters conducted Nov. 8 to 15 and released Monday.
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