I'd go even further back.

It started when Reagan as among his first act in office in his first term rolled back Jimmy Carter's 'Mental Health Systems Act'.

Among the first acts in his second term he removed the solar panels from the West Wing roof (these are now in a museum in China, run by the world's largest manufacturer of solar panels).

And Reagan swooped in on the back of the Falwell's bringing religion into politics.

Psychology graduate with interests in values and morality, cognition and executive function, and High Functioning Depression. Kiwi living in London, UK.