Republican Party Platform Best Yet; Reagan's Three-Legged Stool Upheld
Byline: Phyllis Schlafly, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
The Republican Party platform may be the best one ever adopted. The party has long since learned that fiscal, social and sovereignty issues cannot be ignored or separated, but must be addressed as all part of a national campaign.
The media may have forgotten (or chosen to forget) that Ronald Reagan's big victories, including his 49-state victory in 1984, were based on a three-legged stool of dealing directly with all three clusters of issues.
The 2012 platform adopted the identical pro-life language that has been in the platform since the late Rep. Henry Hyde inserted it in 1984 in Dallas. It affirms …
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Publication information: Article title: Republican Party Platform Best Yet; Reagan's Three-Legged Stool Upheld. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: August 28, 2012. Page number: B03. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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