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Compare And Contrast: 2

From my early days of becoming interested in politics – which began when I first started blogging as Witterings From Witney, way back in November 2011, the one politician whom  I often quoted was Ronald Reagan.

Listen to his first inaugural address:

(text here) – and compare that with which our ears are berated today during the campaign season for the June 8th general election.

It is admitted that Reagan was, it could be said, operating under the system of representative democracy but with a slight difference in that, unlike the United Kingdom certain powers were truly devolved and free of ‘central government’ constraints.

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