Michael Reagan: George W. Bush Needs to Stand Up & Stop Taking Blame for Economy

Michael Reagan was on America Live to talk about the fiscal cliff negotiations and lessons learned from his father’s presidency, when he made an excellent point about two other former Republican presidents.


The Republicans need somebody to stand up. May I suggest George H. W. Bush stand up and tell the people what really happened to him in 1990, 1992. And that George W. Bush stand up and really stop taking the blame for what happened to the economy and put it where it belongs. We need the two former presidents to stand up just like the three presidents today that are Democrats, are bashing the Bush administration. Bashing their economy. They need to not wait for history to tell the story. They need to tell the story themselves.

He’s so right. What’s with this waiting for history to tell the story? We all know who is writing history right now and it’s the Democrats. It’s especially true of George W. Bush. He may have made some mistakes, but until the Democrats took control of Congress things were going pretty well. He has a duty to come out and explain how the tax cuts he enacted helped to create millions of jobs and how the budget deficit shrunk every year between 2004 and 2007.

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Wayne Dupree

Wayne Dupree is owner and founder of WayneDupree.com. He was named to the 2017 Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential African-American Republicans. He served in the USAF between 1987-1995. He saw time in Operation Desert Storm/Shield and is the father of three. He is the host of the Wayne Dupree Show.

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