Originally Posted by patteeu
Reagan was for a social safety net. So were both Bush's. It's a fail to claim that Reagan was for socialized medicine. In fact, from your own link in Reagan's own words as he contemplates government assistance to help the poor access the private health system:
There are several other instances where Reagan alluded to national healthcare. I think it's hilarious that Reagan said he's not for socialized medicine but then goes on to describe socialized medicine.
And of course, you bought it hook, line and sinker.