Last night, Paul Kengor, author of “11 Principles of a Reagan Conservative,” a book that we have covered extensively at Blaze Books (review, interview) appeared on Wilkow! to discuss his newest release.

Paul Kengor on Wilkow, 11 March, 2014. (Image Source: BlazeTV Screenshot)

Paul Kengor on Wilkow, 11 March, 2014. (Image Source: BlazeTV Screenshot)

Kengor and Wilkow partook in a conversation on a variety of topics from what a Reagan conservative truly is, to President Reagan’s faith and what Reagan’s policy would be today.

On this last point, Kengor neatly summarized Reagan’s overarching policy:

“The best poverty program is a job. And the way that you do that [create jobs] is you cut taxes, you deregulate, you put your faith not in the government but in the individual — in the entrepreneur…you allow people to keep  their money in the first place which they’ll invest more shrewdly, more smartly, more wisely than the government.”

Check out a clip from their timely discussion in light of the ongoing battle between the establishment and conservatives, and this past week’s events at CPAC.

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