The Digital Journalist
Dirck Halstead
LE COWBOY: During his first term, Ronald Reagan was seen as a caricature by Europeans. The French dubbed him “Le Cowboy.” By the re-election campaign, the perception of Reagan had changed in England and on the Continent. London newspapers began to extol on how lucky the free world was to have Reagan as president of the U.S. “Le Cowboy” started to take on another meaning.