Skip to comments.Vanity: Remember a time when Despots Didn't Screw With America!
Posted on 04/11/2013 8:22:57 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
There was a time when dictators, despots and losers had no interest in pissing off America.
"My fellow Americans, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes."
There was no upside to attacking, threatening or even looking like you were going to threaten America from 1982 - 1990.
The classic MSM “dunce cap” shot in photo #2 brings back memories... :)
I hadn’t even noticed it!
Reagan wouldn’t have even had to have said anything in response to North Korea.
They would not have threatened!!!
These days, according to the campaign consultants retained by the Republican Party, statements of the sort made by President Reagan risks alienating women and moderate voters; in addition to sounding just plain mean.
In other words, speak softly and carry an overdone noodle.
(Any NFL coach with a record similar to modern-day Republican campaign consultants would be canned—But that might also be interpreted as mean.)
This plays right into the Democrats hands!
Reagan was a real man and a Patriot. What we have now is a yellow belly Kenyan muslim coward who wanted to be president for the perks.
Beirut barracks bombing, German disco bombing, Lockerbie bombing. People still messed with us back then.
That’s just because they were idiots!
I think I’m going to keep this thread open forever just for when I need a cheer-up. Which is about every thirty minutes, these days.
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