The truth is that Jack Kemp was no super-ideal “Reagan Conservative” trophy candidate. He also shifted leftward in the nineties when he joined Bob Dole on the Presidential ticket.

I really do not care. People live three-dimensional lives, plus the fourth dimension of time. It is always important to emphasize that people believe three-dimensional things and typically have reasons for believing what they believe, do what they do, and most importantly, before or after acting in such a way that I find disagreeable, a man may do what I find to be quite admirable.

Jack Kemp made Ronald Reagan‘s period of prosperity possible. Ton Nugent spells it out simply.

Here’s Jack.