Monday, April 8, 2013

Ronald Reagan: "Belief in 'We The People' drove his pragmatism and principles"

At Sunday night's Ronald Reagan dinner held by the Charlottesville Republicans, former U.S. Transportation Secretary Jim Burnley, who served during the Reagan administration, was a keynote speaker along with Karl Rove who worked in the George W. Bush White House.

During his remarks, Secretary Burnley noted that President Reagan was a pragmatic leader, as noted on Bearing Drift:
President Reagan was often pragmatic, willing to compromise with Congress to make progress toward his goals, recognizing that it sometimes came, as he said, “in inches and feet.” But when it came to his principles, he was steadfast.
Pragmatic, principled leadership....

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