November 5, 2017
What a weekend to remember Reagan!
Thirty-seven years ago this week, I was almost packed to move to Mexico. My company was transferring me to the bank branch in Mexico City. It was an exciting time, especially as I went through the last details of my Mexico work visa and other matters related to the change. I was also a volunteer on the Reagan-Bush team. On Friday night, I recall working a phone bank and hearing all the senior people talking about a close election. A few days before, we had seen Mr. Reagan debate President Carter, but the impact of "there you go again" was still unclear. I guess we did not see the impact of that debate until election day. On election day, I voted early, went to work, and then listened to the radio for any detail I could find. At 7:00 P.M., I tuned in to the TV, expecting to stay up all night, as I had in 1976, when the Ford-Carter literally went into early morning. Around 7:00 P.M., the Eastern results came in, and Carter...(Read Full Post)