Can conservatives stake a claim to JFK's legacy?

November 22, 2013 / Fox News

Ronald Reagan knew that there was always one reliable way to annoy liberals: When advocating for one of his conservative policies, he’d invoke the name of John F. Kennedy.

For his 1980 campaign against Jimmy Carter, Reagan made a television commercial in which he praised JFK’s broad tax cuts 20 years earlier, saying, “when he cut taxes everyone gained from an expanding, fully employed economy … If I’m elected, we’ll do it again.”

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