Jersey Ploys!

Lights Out, Nobody Home 

 America was awash with InfectiousOptimism®, as an avuncular Ronald Reagan rolled towards 1984’s crushing of Walter Mondale.  Reagan was campaigning in Hammonton New Jersey, when he felt a song coming on…

America’s future rests in a thousand dreams inside your hearts…It rests in a message of hope in songs of a man so many young Americans admire: New Jersey’s Bruce Springsteen.

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Reagan labored under the misconception that Springsteen shared his cornball vision, and even better, cultural seer and future enemy of denim-clad youth George Will was the fount of this error.

The years have not been kind to the stone.


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