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Favorable or Unfavorable #103: Pat Buchanan


Favorable or Unfavorable #103: Pat Buchanan  

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Pat Buchanan is a precursor to Trump. Much of Buchanan advocated, Trump used in his platform. He got his start in minor admin positions from Nixon through Reagan, including as Reagan's Communications Director. Some think his Culture War speech at the 1992 Conv scared voters toward Clinton. 

His actions:

Buchanan, Pat 1990 Interparty critic of Bush breaking his No New Tax pledge
Buchanan, Pat 1992 Rep pres cand
Buchanan, Pat 1992 Gives his "Culture War" speech in support of Bush at Conv
Buchanan, Pat 1996 Rep pres cand, breaking with party by opposing NAFTA
Buchanan, Pat 2000 Reform Party nom for pres
Buchanan, Pat 2002 Populist conservative media and publishing career takes off
Buchanan, Pat 2004 Returns to the GOP, reluctantly support Bush
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