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candidates. My feeling is that ho one of them that has been
mentioned so far will have the peculiar Hollywood quality that has
sustained Mr; Reagan in which the Party is banking on, the Republican
Party is banking on, and probably believe will carry them through the
Republican victory in the Presidency next time. But if the Democrats
can come up with more solid candidates, and not have to buck the
Hollywood smiles and inconsistencies, and “great communicator”
qualities of Mr. Reagan we may not have to go through another four
years of Republican conservatism unless Kean--Kean is the name, isn't
Kean, that's how it's pronounced, I believe.
Unless Kean becomes a dominant force or factor in the
Republican Party. Then there will be a choice, I think, between the
two parties that is not the, to me, the negatives of the
conservative, the Reagan-Meese domination of the Republican Party.
Why are we just spending so much time on politics, because of Hilton?
That sort of war [the laughs lead-in]--today. You've mentioned
the [Edwin] Meese approach. You were talking about his repeatedly
expressed view of the Bill of Rights as to whether or not it should
be incorporated in to the states, and he says--I think he used the
word, it's “bizarre” that it should be.
I think he is bizarre. His civil rights, affirmative action
retreat, which I really can't understand:--I don't understand what the
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