Originally Posted by Amnorix
It's not even an argument. It's a dodge. And one easily turned on its head:
Hell, if you can't hero worship Reagan, you're more or less stuck going all the way back to Ike, so I can see why you need to pimp him endlessly.
I'd take George W. Bush over any recent democrat. In the long run, GWB could even turn out to have a longer lasting positive impact on the US than Reagan (although it's tough to beat the slaying of a superpower), but that remains to be seen.
"Well, it is one thing for Bill Clinton to say, I feel your pain. It is another thing for Barack Obama to say I feel your pain that I have caused." - George Will