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Winning For The Gipper

From a reader:

I’m a 26-year-old former Marine, and I like to think of myself as a reasonably tough guy, yet I’ve found myself blubbering, off-and-on, since I first read of President Reagan’s death on the Corner. I think it’s hitting me especially hard because Reagan was one of my first heroes. I wrote off the news of his troubles yesterday, because it seemed like the same stuff that’s been said for the past ten years. Ironically, that made it a bigger shock when the end finally came.

I looked up the text of the “Win one for the Gipper” speech and I’ve read it a couple of times. Well, cliche as it may be, right now it seems like the team is up against it, and the breaks are beating the boys. Hopefully in November, we can win one more for the Gipper. I’m pretty sure I know where he’ll be then, and I know he’ll be happy.

BTW, I also prefer the Fox News Irish Wake coverage as well, if you’re taking a survey.

Thanks for your time,

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