In March, 1983, during a speech in Orlando, President Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Union an “evil empire.” President Reagan knew that victory against Soviet communism had as much to do with words as weapons. President Ronald Reagan’s aim in the Cold War was simple: “We win, and they lose.” So he made his case for freedom with a moral clarity that galvanized free men and women everywhere. Less than a decade after President Reagan boldly called evil by its name on March 8, 1983, his crusade for liberty over. We won. And they lost.