And finally, New Rule: on this solemn anniversary, Republicans must be given some credit today for not saying out loud what they're really thinking — that he wasn't all that great. Now I disagree, but in the interest of reaching across the aisle, let me admit, I get that. I do. You just don't get a lump in your throat for John F. Kennedy. You get a lump in your throat for Ronald Reagan. He's the Republicans' Kennedy, the one they have unconditional love for.
Now, I don't know if all politics is local, but I do think all politics is tribal. And just as some people are dog people, and others are cat people, some have a chip in their brain to be Democrats, and others to be Republicans. We have Kennedy, you have Reagan
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