Letter from the editor: Jan. 22, 2019
Washington Examiner -

George H.W. Bush accepted the 1988 Republican nomination for president, reassuring his party that he wouldn’t cave to Democratic pressure to raise taxes. In perhaps his most effective rhetoric ever, he described the left returning again and again to press him to take more money from people’s wallets. He said his final response would be, “Read my lips — no new taxes.” This solidified his base and helped win him election. But when he betrayed his promise in 1990, the base evaporated and Bush was...


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