Dan Morain

July 4, 2012 12:00 AM

Dan Morain: Legislature – build that statue to Reagan

There's a move afoot to place a statue inside the Capitol honoring Ronald Reagan, the most consequential politician ever to come from this state and the only California governor to become president. It's a great idea, so long as it teaches a lesson about the vanishing art of compromise.

Dan Morain

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