How An Ordinary Man Became An Extraordinary Leader By Dinesh D'souza

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Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader is a biography written by Dinesh D’Souza. He wrote the book based on published records, hundreds of interviews from people who were once a part of Reagan’s life, and his personal observation of Reagan. He made these observations while he worked as domestic policy analyst in the White House while Reagan was president. In this book, Mr. D’Souza explained how an ordinary man like Ronald Reagan, who graduated with a C average grade from Eureka College on athletic scholarship, became the 40th President of the United States. Ronald Reagan was considered one of the most admired men in the country and in the world.
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She was deeply religious and her favorite saying was “The Lord will provide.” Nelle taught Ronald Reagan to maintain positive outlook even when things are rough. That’s why the hurtful comments of the people who did not like Reagan didn’t stick on to him. When Ronald and his brother Neil “Moon” Reagan were kids, their mother Nelle liked to read them stories and poems that thought them moral values. She told her sons that everything happens for a reason. She always saw the best in people because she believed in redemption. She believed that God freed us from guilt through the blood of Jesus Christ. It was from his mother that Ronald Reagan must have gotten his ability to always look on the bright side and the talent for finding happiness in every …show more content…
With Nancy Reagan’s encouragement, he entered politics and became a republican. In 1966, he was elected as the 33rd governor of California. Then Reagan went to Washington and ran for president. As a candidate, he redefined the message of the Republican Party to get the votes of ordinary Americans. In 1980, he was elected as the 40th president of the United States.
Immediately after becoming president, Reagan worked on his campaign promises. He eliminated price controls on oils and gasoline. He also cut the taxes. As a former governor of California, Reagan learned that if you increase taxes, the government will quickly find a way to spend the money. Soon after he cut the taxes, he increased the budget of the United States military so that they could protect the country

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