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Where are today’s ‘cool heads in a time of crisis’?

We should learn from those who have stared down other potential doomsday threats

12 September 2020

9:00 AM

12 September 2020

9:00 AM

Rock along to any gathering of centre-right types and before too long you’ll hear someone earnestly declare how ‘the leadership of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher won the Cold War without firing a shot’. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg was riffing on this well-worn theme recently.

Now, no doubt there is still much to learn from the Gipper and the Iron Lady.

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