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Ruining the Economy to Win an Election

Sep 21, 1998, Vol. 4, No. 02 • By DAVID FRUM
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Nixon, however, was wrong. His clever flexibility proved spectacularly impractical both for the country and for himself. Reagan's free-market dogmatism turned out to be the most pragmatic policy of them all.

David Frum is a contributing editor to THE WEEKLY STANDARD.