Talk:Robert A. Taft

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Right of Reason?[edit]

He obviously had issues but he also had plenty of good moments too, such as fighting the Klan and denouncing Japanese American Internment. However I do agree that the Nuremburg trials being treated like a kangaroo court was bullshit, seeing as how they let Hjalmar Schacht off the hook. ClothCoat (talk) 05:08, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

It really depends. He wasn't a religious nut by today's standards, but you can say the same for Goldwater. It's Taft-Hartley that gives a no for me, that's why I've put right to work laws into the to-do list. Osaka Sun (talk) 05:25, 23 September 2013 (UTC)
Yes, that was stupid of him. I'm not saying he was perfect, but he seemed fairly reasonable, and he had enough good moments that I think he deserves to be considered right of reason. After all, Eisenhower fucked up in Iran, but that doesn't mean we discount his entire record of character. Taft was also more moderate than Goldwater on economics and he wasn't a hawk either. And between Taft and Ron Paul or those Cato fucks there is no comparison, Taft is the saner libertarian.ClothCoat (talk) 06:29, 23 September 2013 (UTC)