Originally Posted by Dave Lane
Nope. There was NO landslide.
This is a landslide:
Electoral Votes: Reagan –489 Carter–49
Popular Vote: Reagan – 51.58% Carter - 41.69%
“Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.” — James Madison