Deserved recognition for the reminder of a time when “hope and change” wasn’t merely an empty, focus group tested catch phrase:
(CNN) â€“ Former President Ronald Reagan’s history-making float at the Rose Bowl Parade Saturday has been awarded a trophy for best depiction of life in the United States, past, present or future, the Tournament of Roses announced.
The float was designed to kick off a celebration events to commemorate the centennial of Reagan’s birth. He would have been 100 years old on February 6, 2011.
The Reagan float easily defeated the following floats dedicated to Presidents Obama, Carter and Clinton respectively: