Bette Midler Blames Reagan For Nation’s Mental Health Issues
It feels as if mental health treatment is one of the most intractable problems we have had since Ronald Reagan emptied the institutions.
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) January 17, 2013
This is misguided to say the least. Since President Reagan changed mental health policy in the 1980s, how many Democratic lawmakers and Presidents have there been that could have put more money toward mental health?