Two things have happened to Ronald Reagan in recent years. Historians now generally believe he was one of the greatest communicators among Presidents, and his historical ranking has been on the upswing. He was certainly the most natural Presidential communicator, sounding as if he was talking to each individual listening to him. When you watch his first inaugural address, you can see why some Republican descendants of Ronald Reagan are not fond of President George Bush:
Joe Gandelman is a former fulltime journalist who freelanced in India, Spain, Bangladesh and Cypress writing for publications such as the Christian Science Monitor and Newsweek. He also did radio reports from Madrid for NPR’s All Things Considered. He has worked on two U.S. newspapers and quit the news biz in 1990 to go into entertainment. He also has written for The Week and several online publications, did a column for Cagle Cartoons Syndicate and has appeared on CNN.