Of all the mawkish remembrances of Ronald Reagan, Ben (son of Dan) Quayle’s is the ickiest.
When I was a child, President Ronald Reagan was the nice man who gave us jelly beans when we visited the White House.
I didn’t know then, but I know it now: The jelly beans were much more than a sweet treat that he gave out as gifts. They represented the uniqueness and greatness of America — each one different and special in its own way, but collectively they blended in harmony.
- Ben Quayle Dissects The Meaning Of Jelly Beans From Ronald Reagan (huffingtonpost.com)