While the 1980s clearly represented a decade of waste and greed during which the poor were heartlessly abandoned, many people continue to view those years as a time of growth and prosperity that ultimately benefitted all Americans. Bartley’s book defines the conservative view on this still-contentious issue, maintaining that only a return to the greedy policies of the Reagan years will guarantee America’s prosperity in the future.
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Robert L. Bartley was the editor of the editorial page of The Wall Street Journal for more than 30 years. […] More about Robert Bartley.