With even a superficial look at history prior the 1990s does the idea that Reagan and Thatcher were the first seem even remotely valid? Does Hoover's "http://hoover.archives.gov/info/faq.html#chicken not count in 1928 as an appeal to people's desires?
How about Juvenals analysis of Ceasar? http://www.capitolium.org/eng/imperatori/circenses.html [Broken]
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