Episode 45: Ronald Reagan

We Effed Up

On this episode, we finally tackle the most overrated politician in American history, Ronald Reagan, and the monumental screw-up that kept a loaded gun to the world’s head up to the present day.

Podcast to recommend: The Almost Forgotten (http://almostforgotten.squarespace.com/)


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