Networks Remember Reagan and the Queen: 'He Was Her Favorite President'

Scott Whitlock | September 9, 2022
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[See NewsBusters for more.] During all the tributes and stories on the death of Queen Elizabeth, many media outlets — somewhat surprisingly — fondly commented on the enduring and close friendship between President Ronald Reagan and the Queen, calling the conservative icon “the best,” the man who “got the relationship right,” and was Elizabeth’s “favorite.” On CBS Mornings, Friday, Nancy Cordes recounted, “Perhaps no president got the relationship right more than Ronald Reagan who stayed and played with the Queen at Windsor Castle. The pair also shared laughs in California where her majesty hosted the Reagans aboard her royal yacht.” According to historian Craig Shirley: “Most people will tell you he was her favorite president.”