It is true because there is much evidence for it.
It is false because neither Reagan nor the Bushes decreased the size of government.
It is false because liberals are really fascists, not liberals.
It is a superficial stand-in for arguments about the role of government.
The fact that he was killed by a Communist.
The fact that he didn't write his own books.
The fact that he was a faithless philanderer.
The fact that he was a strong supporter of military spending.
The appointment of liberal Supreme Court justices by Republican presidents.
The decision of Republican moderates to support the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The decision of foreign policy hawks to support a large national security state.
The decision of the Republican National Convention to nominate Barry Goldwater for president.
The Vietnam War.
The civil rights movement.
The martyrdom of JFK.
A just equality
A decent home
A good education
A useful and remunerative job