"Did you ever meet a normal human?"

Ronald Reagan was a man of the people.
This Hollywood Democrat landed a job hosting television’s new General Electric Theater. His life would never be the same. For one thing, he owned a piece of this wildly popular show, which is how he made his fortune.
For another, as part of his job, GE sent him all over the country to visit their plants and give speeches to their employees and customers as a PR move. Some quarter of a million people heard him speak over an eight year period.
Mr. Reagan gave a great speech, which made him popular with the working class Americans who worked in GE’s plants and factories. But something more important than celebrity came out of all his exposure to working class America. He had a chance to listen to normal people …

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