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.