Four of five Americans do not want Ronald Reagan to replace Ulysses Grant on the $50 bill. This survey shows the common sense of the masses. This is not about Mr. Reagan....its about tradition and history.
There is a generation of Republican politicians who cannot utter a sentence without wistful rememberences of Mr. Reagan, who is certainly a significant historical figure. In 25 or 30 years , if there are still parties then, you will see the same effort mounted by wistful Democrats wanting to memorialize President Obama.
Let's stick with history. Who knows, the presence of a figure on a bill might prompt someone of the younger generation to ask who it is and learn about Grant, Hamilton, Jackson, Lincoln, Washington or Franklin.
Grant Whomps Reagan For Fifty