While wasting time on Facebook I came across the Republican Revolution, which is a page devoted to spreading the conservative message. Among other things the site puts out posters bashing the President, other Democrats and liberals in general. They are typically mean-spirited, misleading and factually untrue.
So I am dedicating this week’s posts to what I’m calling “The Refutation of the Republican Revolution”. Each day I will choose one of the posters and explain its fallacies.
This one is not all wrong; he did lower taxes that is a fact. However, Reagan may have said he was for small government but that is not what he practiced. He did engage in deregulation but overall he increased the size of government. He increased government spending each year in office, he increased the national debt and overall he practiced expansionary budget deficits.