Leftists Push Obama as Reagan
I’m not gonna read it to you again, but we’ve read countless times from Obama’s book about how he hated Reagan and his minions. In fact, one of Obama’s stated reasons for wanting power was to do away with what Reagan had accomplished. All of this is lies, patented lies. What is this, “I’d like to think they would have a good time if they were sitting down at the White House”? Okay, so TIME Magazine, big whoop, TIME Magazine used to be something. TIME Magazine is not anywhere near as influential or powerful or present as it used to be in this era of New Media. Maybe 20 years ago, 30 years ago being editor of TIME was something special, like there was a time where if you had a gig on ABC, CBS, or NBC, it was special ’cause there were only three of them. If you had a sports gig, if you had a political commentator gig, you were the anchor on one of the three nightly newscasts you were huge because there were only three of you out of the entire world population. Now they’re a dime a dozen, and it’s the same thing with editors at print publications, be they magazines, blogs, newspapers, or what have you. They’re all over the place.
So 30 years ago, 25 years ago it mighta mattered when the editor of TIME said, “I’d like to think they’d have a good time if they were sitting down in the White House together.” But now it’s who cares what you think and why do you even think it? Reagan had nothing in common with Obama. They play these games, if JFK were alive today, if Martin Luther King were alive today. If Reagan were alive today watching all this, for crying out loud, folks, he’d wished he’d had Alzheimer’s so he wouldn’t be aware of what’s going on and see what’s been done to his legacy and the great work that he did as president.
How do you leftists feel about this? I know that you all hate Reagan, you have despised Reagan. Even during the Reagan administration the number one objective of the left has been to revise Reagan history. I mean all this talk about Reagan cutting taxes for the rich, didn’t care about the poor, didn’t care about AIDS, didn’t care about the homeless. Reagan was a cold-hearted, mean-spirited extremist. And these are the people, the ones that have been saying it all these years. And now all of a sudden when their little guy gets in trouble, when Obama can’t get any traction whatsoever, when he’s lost the love, when he’s lost all of this messianic stuff that attached itself to him, where do they go? Do they go to JFK and try to draw analysis and comparison? No. They go to LBJ? No. They go to Jimmy Carter? No. They’d probably love to go to Marx. They don’t dare. They go to Gorbachev? No. They go to Mao Tse-tung? Only in private. Who they gonna go to, Reagan, all to draw this illusion that their president, young guy, this man-child is moving to the center? In the next breath, though, listen to this, this is Richard Stengel. Scarborough said, “Well, we’ve been saying for some time, even in bad times for Obama, it was 2010 for Reagan, it was 1982, even as the numbers go down, still personally very popular.”