Tom wrote a bit about President Ronald Reagan in his newspaper column (which ran from 1985 to 1993). We think the following quote is fitting as a tribute:
Look, Reagan's specific economic policies in the '80s are debatable as hell. But it's not debatable—and I'm a Democrat—that Reagan uplifted our collective ... sodden spirits—and got us back to believing in our entrepreneurial, optimistic, feisty selves.
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
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