Ronald Reagan—the blessed angel of the Republican party, the mention of whose name fills the GOP with joy and pride and patriotism—supported gun control. Because he was shot. By an attempted assassin.

His daughter, Patti Davis, has published an open letter to Donald Trump, her father's party's nominee, addressing his insinuation that "Second Amendment people" could stop Hillary Clinton. Her father having been shot by a "Second Amendment person," the Jodie Foster-obsessed John Hinckley Jr., Davis had something to say to Trump about the power of words.

To Donald Trump: I am the daughter of a man who was shot by someone who got his inspiration from a movie, someone who...

Posted by Patti Davis on Wednesday, August 10, 2016