Skip to comments.Ted Kennedy: Reagan won the Cold War
Posted on 06/05/2004 7:49:23 PM PDT by norcalvet
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass: "On foreign policy he will be honored as the president who won the Cold War, and his 'Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall' will be linked forever with President Kennedy's 'Ich bin ein Berliner.' President Reagan and Nancy were always very gracious to the Kennedy family and they are both very much in our thoughts and prayers in this difficult time."
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President Bush has been more than gracious to the Drunken Lifeguard. Unfortunately, he has returned the kindness with vitriol.
Exactly. Has Uncle Ted taken leave of his senses? The clowns on DU have just witnessed their world turn upside down. Yahoo!!!
Well I'm stunned. That's an excellent comment by Kennedy. Of course after the funeral he could always crawfish and say that Reagan will be remembered for having won the cold war but that he (Kennedy) doesn't believe he (Reagan) was responsible for winning it. After Clinton we have to parse words carefully.
What would have been awesome (assuming it had to happen at all) is if all this happened in the week of the DNC convention and we could have watched the Reagan praising live on TV.
I must protest seeing Kennedy and Reagan in the same thread as I protest seeing Clinton and Reagan in the same thread.
Uncle Ted has just delivered the best summation I've seen for keeping President Bush on the job. At a time when the junior guy from his home state has been forced to suspend politicking. Life is delicious! The Gipper would have approved.
I'm guessing Teddy had to be more than a little drunk to say this.
It has trumped the release of Clinton's book, and I wouldn't underestimate the possibility that this will initiate a resurgence of Reagan-style conservatism as people remember what he acheived, and the ideology and leadership that freed much of the world from communist oppression. Who knows, maybe it will last through the election...
"has no rational plan"
In other words in 20 years this empty suit stil cannot come up with a new line of attack? What a loser.
TED KENNEDY in Vietnam-1965
I have to say I was floored by this, as well.
Washington DC- Lafayette Park 6pm Sunday Night (6/6)
Same here... I'm speechless.
I.e., a grudging acknowledgement that some will say that, not an assertion that it's true, or even good.
For the U-Boat commander to issue such a statement........
The RATS and especially their bottom of the barrel scum at DU must be reeling.
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Reagan books will rule the summer reading lists.
It's easy to fool them, isn't it? All it takes is some boilerplate statement after somebody dies and can't oppose their insanity. Next thing you know the born again admirers here will be voting for the fat drunk!
Speaking of drunk, who at Fox News let this little snippet from pinhead Danny Glover on the quotes page:
"We all know Reagan's legacy, from the Iran-Contra affair to the funding of the Nicaraguan military in which over 200,000 people died. The groundwork for the move steadily to the right happened with the Reagan administration. People want to elevate him to some mythic level; they have their own reason for doing that."
What a bitter jerk Glover turned out to be. Probably because he's not as successful as his Lethal Weapon co-star Mel Gibson.
Make sure you post that on reaganvigil.com.
Maybe Ted has been reading our comments, and wants to turn over a new leaf...No, that can't be.
If Uncle Ted announces he's become a conservative, then I'll fall out of my chair! LOL
He screwed up.
Most statements coming from the Left (Clinton and Kerry) made no mention at all on any of his achievements, nor did they reflect anything at all on the man - they made reference to him as a politician. Big difference, and so obviously screwed up by Kennedy and Daschle.
Famous words Clinton will forever be remembered for... "I did not have sex with that woman Ms Lewinsky"
Perfectly stated! And President Reagan would never even take off his jacket in the Oval Office, out of respect for the Office of the President of the United States.
Amazing. The only explanation I have for this is that perhaps Teddy thinks his time is near, and hopes his own end will be noted with half the love and praise Reagan has earned.
What's even more pleasantly shocking are the statements from Daschle and Pelosi.
Its pain the Left to acknowledge they have no one with Reagan's stature. Zip, zero, zilch, nada. They know how much affection the American people have for the late President that they've been left speechless. What more can they really say? We're living in a different time, thanks in no small part due to the foundations laid by our 40th President. If it weren't for him, one can say with all modesty FR would not exist today and we wouldn't be posting tributes on here. One made can make a difference in the life of a nation and President Reagan was just such a man. Even Uncle Ted knows it.
Yeah, the left always wants to talk about Iran-Contra being a big scandal, I always thought it was brilliant.
Sorry should be one man. I get carried away at times.
I have thought about that a lot today. When the swimmer goes and when Klintoon goes, how will we react?
It should be apples and oranges. Kenedy climbed over a swollen corpse to spend his life making professional victims of his "constituents." Clinton made a mockery of the Presidency and cared even less about his supporters.
The biggest deal is that Reagan was loved by his detractors. Because they could see, even through their cynicism, that he was a man of great vision who loved the USA and had such optimism for America (in other words, a conservative).
I can;t see those things in these extreme Leftists who have hurt so many of "their people" and all of America.
I must think on these things.
I looked out my window and there they were...............
Its all they talked about. But now it looks like small potatoes next to the list of Reagan's impressive achievements. Democrats aren't exactly going to be popular speaking ill of the revered dead even if their wackos go off the deep end of the reservation. God Bless President Reagan and God Bless America.
That will make a great campaign commercial in the coming election.
President Reagan in his final hours and then upon his passing Got that Murder OJ slimpson off the topic of discussion in the media since his interview with that low life Katie Couric
And the liberals will never forgive Reagan for it.
"Perfectly stated! And President Reagan would never even take off his jacket in the Oval Office, out of respect for the Office of the President of the United States."
Reagan wouldn't take off his jacket in the Oval Office.... and Bubba couldn't keep his pants on. :(
You know, they ridiculed him for being with that chimp but the one wonderful thing about Ronald Reagan was his remarkable knack for timing. Even in death, he surprised us by changing the tone of our national conversation to more lasting things. All we can say to The Gipper now is, wherever you are, rest in peace and we all love you. That's all that really needs to be said at this moment.
John Kerry... wrong in 1984, wrong for 2004:
They think they damn him with praise. In really, they're just testifying to something Rush has said repeatedly for awhile now: true greatness speaks for itself. Reagan would still be great if no one said a word about him. Its that's obvious.
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