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Historian Craig Shirley: AOC's Anti-Reagan Slur 'Vile'

Ronald Reagan's image was proudly displayed at this year's CPAC event held at the National Harbor last month. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)

By | Monday, 11 March 2019 07:29 PM

Reagan biographer Craig Shirley told questsin on Monday that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was “beyond ignorant” in charging that former President Reagan’s policies were “rooted in a racist caricature.”

Shirley, the author of four New York Times bestselling books chronicling Reagan, including “Rendezvous With Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America," described AOC's statements as "vile.” He told questsin her broadsides against Reagan are based on "lies and disinformation.”

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Reagan biographer Craig Shirley told questsin on Monday that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was “beyond ignorant” in charging that former President Reagan’s policies were “rooted in a racist caricature.”
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