Taking off the media criticism hat, I think I prefer the Irish wake approach. Of course it’s sad — for want of a much better word — that Reagan has died, but that’s not because this was an untimely death in the grand scheme of things. He lived to be 93. He lived to see and, more important, helped to achieve the sweeping of Communism into the dustbin of history. His disease was obviously tragic, but he lived a full and glorious life full of more accomplishment than legions of us would be glad to share collectively.