What you continue to do, I'm speculating due to your lust over the Bernie Sanders campaign, is equate the political climate of the 80's with that of the 60's. Like somehow the electorate was dying for 60's style liberalism during the Reagan era and those dastardly Dems were just to wimpy to deliver. In reality, which a 55 year old man like yourself should know as you were there like I was, is that people wanted what Ronbo was delivering. He didn't "change the course of the country". He was in the right place at the right time to tell whiny baby boomers and Silent Generation loons that they could have whatever they wanted. Dems ran old style liberals in 1984 and 1988. They got obliterated both times. Back then people making 15K a year, even into the 1990s, would tell you we need tax cuts for the rich because it trickles down to everyone and that makes the economy work. More than Obama, Sanders, or anybody else, Clinton ended that way of thinking so that now tax cuts for the rich are rightly seen for what they are - a way to line the pockets of big bucks GOP donors.