Skip to comments.EXCLUSIVE: Michael Reagan Rejects Charge Father Had Alzheimer's In Office
Posted on 01/14/2011 3:03:52 PM PST by JesseWatters
USA Today reports...In a new book -- and an interview on ABC's 20/20 -- President Ronald Reagan's son says he saw evidence of his father's Alzheimer's disease back during his years in the White House. "There was just something that was off, I couldn't quite put my finger on it," Ron Reagan said in 20/20 interview airing Friday night. The younger Reagan said his father often didn't seem sharp during their political debates.
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I'll believe it when he lands the Presidency.
Gee Ron Jr, could it be because you spent every waking moment trying to draw attention to himself by embarrassing him, and he found he was uncomfortable around you as a result?
"Even if he did have Alzheimer's while in the WH, I'd say he did better than this one without it."
I know Alzheimers, and He did not, This Son is a piece of work. So consider the Source.
That says it all.
PRODUCER: “It’s time to attack the Right again! What sorry-assed, intellectually vapid useless professional failure ballerina media whore can we drag out THIS TIME to besmirch his family legacy and... Oh wait! I’ve got an idea!”
Little Ronnie was all wrapped up in his professional dance. What does he know about Alzheimer’s? He’s a disgrace to his family.
BUMP. Thank G. for Mike Reagan.
What a stupid article. It doesn’t even mention Reagan son Michael other than in the headline. All it talks about is the imbecilic rantings of junior.
The fairy boy hates his father even to this day.
I was wondering how long it would take for Michael Reagan would slap down this punk and professional gravy trainer.
He, Michael, was quoted at the very end.
A true Democrat.
Politics and the agenda trumps God, Country and Family.
Michael wrote that article when his step-mother died was one of the greatest articles I have ever read. It was about hard work and deserving what you get, had to do with working a paper route to get the bicycle he wanted. I will never forget it.
Wow. Michael didn’t mince words did he.
One only needs to read the volumes of letters and other personal writings of Ronald Reagan during those years to understand how superior was his grasp of "first principles."
Like many others of his generation, the younger Reagan may have been too much influenced by 19th, 20th, and 21st Century counterfeit ideas, with too little attention to the wisdom of the ages which his father held dear. Perhaps that may explain his willingness to participate in what may be an attempt by some to denigrate President Reagan's contributions during the final years of his Presidency.
Can you imagine what the Reagan family Thanksgiving dinner is like?
Reagan’s doctors said that they could see absolutely no indication that he had Alzheimer’s when he was in office.
Actually, that aside, RR was in mostly good health up to the end. When he had his 90th birthday in 2001, Nancy said that he still had most of his hair color. Despite being 77 when he left office, he looked at least 20 years younger.
There are just some people who have good genes like that and age really well. Meanwhile, there are people in their 50s who look much older than they are.
Picturing this Mama's boy in tights is hurl inducing every bit as much as “Rhambo” in tights. Go away Ron and get a job.
Seriously, people that have head injuries will get Alzheimer's much sooner than the average elderly person. We all remember seeing that photo of Nancy covering up the bald spot on his head from the surgery he needed after the fall from his Horse. This Memory problem was not when he was President, and this creepy son is being his usual disloyal self.
Ron Reagan Jr.
Can you imagine the attention that liberals have lavished on him just to try to bring him to their dark side?
You have to be lower than whale poop to cut down your own dead father.
I swear there must have been something in the water when President Reagan and Nancy had those kids. Ron and Patty are nut cases. If it won’t for their father’s name they couldn’t pay to be published. They continue to dishonor their father even after his death, shameful, shameful people.
It’s clearly obvious Ronnie Jr. could never measure up to Dad and so he takes it out on him after he has passed on.
I started reading The Reagon Diaries over Christmas, and RR sure seemed like he had his head screwed on straight then.
He reminded me of DH’s grandfather, and I miss them both. The world needs more guys like those two.
Thank you, Dr. Ron, for your astute diagnosis. - I’ll take President Reagan with half his brain tied behind him rather than this teleprompter reader that gullible people like you stuck us with.
Michael is the only Regan child with any sense.
“I swear there must have been something in the water when President Reagan and Nancy had those kids. Ron and Patty are nut cases”
They grew up in the Pacific Palisades (not far from the Sunset Strip) area of Los Angeles in the late 60’s and early 70’s. I grew up in LA at the same time. Whenever I went to a party in the Paisades there was always dope there.
Coffin climber working the teleprompter...
Thank you, Michael Reagan. Your father had many good reasons to be proud of you.
Its a crying shame that this pathetic pervert, Ron, Jr., shares the name with his Great Father and Patriotic Hero of AMERICA and the World! Hearing words that comeout of Junior’s mouth should be taken as a grain of sewage, no better than those from keith Olberdouche or Prissy “Tingles” Matthews......I feel so sorry for Michael having to put up with the crap that Jr. spews everyday.
Nancy had some BAD GENES!! She had TWO VERY BAD CHILDREN! Reagan had a FABULOUS daughter, Maureen and they adopted Michael, who is also FABULOUS! After he married Nancy, he had VERY BAD CHILDREN!!
Was Michael adopted or the son of Ronald’s first wife, Jane?
When did Michael’s step=mother, nancy die??
Michael is the adopted son of Ronald and his first wife.
Jane Wyman - rather the mother that adopted him, sorry for the confusion
More importantly, according to President Reagan's personal physician, Dr. John E. Hutton Jr., Reagan didn't show the tell-tale symptoms of Alzheimer's until 1993. That should be good enough testimony for any serious political junkie, right or left.
I can’t stand this punk...he is a little liar...unfortunately, he is his mother’s son...Nancy is a great Republican and great wife to Ronald Reagan...but her offspring are all screwed up....she really did a very poor job in raising her kids...
WOW!! Thank you for the clarification that the sh*thead is NOT Jr., but rather just disgraces the family name!
Ron Jr is now Alinskying his own father. He’s almost as disgusting as Obama.
I’m seeing this same error all over FR today (see post directly following yours, for example). Spread the word!
Jane Wyman made a HUGE mistake in wanting the divorce.....bet she regretted it deeply.
Mike Reagan has been quoted as saying that he “...never heard the word ‘adopted’ uttered from my dad’s lips.”
Ron Reagan - I won’t type the words I have for this POS. This is one case where the apple fell far to the left of a prize winning apple tree.
Didn’t she somewhat repent, divorce that husband (too) and was a real church goer after that?
It was touching when Nancy let her go to the casket at the Presidents funeral.
“I swear there must have been something in the water when President Reagan and Nancy had those kids. Ron and Patty are nut cases. If it wont for their fathers name they couldnt pay to be published. They continue to dishonor their father even after his death, shameful, shameful people.”
Right you are. Isn’t it amazing that the two of RR’s children who turned out to be great were both adopted!!!