Skip to comments.Nancy Reagan 'Loved' Ron Reagan's Book; Is 'Proud' of Him, Son Said (Yeah Right....Not)
Posted on 01/18/2011 11:24:47 AM PST by Kaslin
Despite the family feud that has unfolded over the past few days between Ron Reagan and his half-brother Michael, Nancy Reagan said she is very proud of her son for writing his new book "My Father at 100."
She was worried about me. She said Are you alright? I said Yeah mom, Im fine... but they are going to ask me what you think of the book. So what should I say to them, Ron Reagan said on GMA. And she said, You tell them that Ive read it, I loved it, it made me cry and Im very proud of you.
In Reagans book he notes moments during his fathers presidency which he found troubling and said could have been early signs of Alzheimers, such as during one of the 1984 presidential debates with Walter Mondale or when his father could not remember the name of canyons he knew well in California.
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Nancy was VERY protective of her husbands health. This has to be killing her.
There's something very, very wrong with this guy.
I think it was telling at Reagan's burial when Nancy broke down and Ron and Patty couldn't help her. Mike, the step-son, stepped in and gently led her away.
Nancy Reagan, sadly, is a nut-case (remember her stance on fetal stem cell research?) and Ron Reagan is a pampered, spoiled mama’s boy. Of course she said it was great. The virtue gradient of that family went through the floor after the Great One died.
Well, I suspect this idiot needed his butt kicked as a pre-teen and teen, and the old man was too busy with this political career to do it.
This turd proves that acorns can sometimes sprout light-years away from the tree that produced them.
Sadly, I think Nancy Reagan loves anything her little boy does. As great a President as he was I don’t believe that the Reagans were very good parents. Michael Reagan is not her son and I think that has always been a problem with Nancy. Just my humble opinion!
Yep. He's a hanger-on who ironically profits from the name of the great man he despised and embarrassed. Ron Reagan is the classic example of a human leech.
Ronald Reagan loved that old ranch he was often pictured working at. I would bet money that Ron never broke a nail helping his dad.
She’s his mom and she’s 89 years old. What do you expect her to say?
Blood’s thick. I can see Nancy not wanting to publicly embarrass Ron. He’s an ass, but he’s still her son.
If you had ever witnessed the temper of Ron Jr’s manicurist, you’d understand. Bob
Maybe Nancy Reagan has Alzheimers...or maybe it’s just a mother overlooking the evils of her child.
She’s nearly 90. Of course she’s going to say she liked her little boy’s book, whether she read it or not. Ron jr is just another little MSNBC pissant.
What a goofball. She didn't read it.
Seriously, I can't imagine a single person actually reading this book, including the "author."
The Jane Wyman and Ronald Reagan union brought the only conservative thinkers into Reagan’s nuclear family, their daughter Maureen and adopted son, Michael.
The nucleus changed drastically with new age Nancy (ever the actress), flower child Patti and rebellious Ron, none who ever embraced a conservative thread to their various and sundry narratives. Miraculously, he overcame the drag of their liberalism by his love for Nancy, which kept her quiet during his lifetime, until the flawed stem cell campaign began, and no one paid all that much attention to the tantrums of the kids, thankfully. Patti & Ron never appeared to like their father, but Ron may have despised him. None of these three ever lived up to the legacy of Ronald Reagan, but drew virtually ALL their fame, gain and small sphere of influence from the man himself, as they were all rather empty vessels.
Revealing that Ron the rebellious developes this salacious
detail only to hawk his lead laden book.
Me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me.
And somehow I don’t think Nancy is proud of a book that claims her husband had Alzheimers while he was in the White House.
Ron, Jr. and his sister, Patty, are both getting long in the tooth. Ron did say that his perception of there being some forerunner of memory loss in President Reagan at that time should no more affect his place in American history than other great Presidents’ afflictions. (Notice I say “his (Ron’s) PERCEPTION”.) Even IF half his brain were tied behind his back, President Reagan excelled magnificently; so Ron, Jr. and Patty both just have to accept that President Reagan was a GREAT President even if down deep it rankles their liberal souls. Nancy and President Reagan LOVED their kids to a fault.
I’d rather have President Reagan on his worst day than any of the clowns we’ve had since on their best days.
I do too. I doubt that she has read the book too.
Ron Reagan, Jr. is a real POS.
The story behind that second photo:
Nancy Reagan, radiant in a red pantsuit, rested her hand on President Barack Obamas shoulder as he signed a bill to honor her late husband and icon of the right Ronald Reagan.
Obama, as is usual, signed with his left hand.
Oh, youre a lefty, Reagan said, to scattered chuckles in the room.
I am a lefty, Obama replied evenly, adding: Well, I think that President Reagans signature was more legible than mine.
The bill creates a panel to plan and carry out events to honor Reagans 100th birthday in 2011
Hence my addition the the title. I don’t buy it either
She was instrumental in killing Ollie North's bid for the Senate. Not to mention, her dabbling with the occult.
I think the daughter finally toned down the rhetoric, but Ron is a total disgrace. I guess Nancy's genes were dominate.
Sheese! What's with these FReepers - give Nancy a break.
I dare say, if it was not for Nancy, we would not have had Ronald W. Reagan as our 39th president. Conservatives need support, liberals need criminals. Nancy was very supportive.
I only had the great honor of meeting her (and her husband) once, but she was really beautiful and very petite. I was fearful of crushing her hand when I shook it.
Now she's nearly 90...
“As great a President as he was I dont believe that the Reagans were very good parents. “
I have always said that. I think they were so in love with each other that the children felt excluded. I knew a couple like that once, so wrapped up in each other and little time or emotional connection with their daughter. She did all kinds of negative things to get their attention. I see her in Patty and Ron.
I have the same impression you do. Ronald Reagan was a distant, aloof father; he just wasn’t into it. He and Nancy were much more into each other. The children were on their own. It’s nice of Nancy to say this about Ron though; very Mom-like.
Okay, that makes three of us who learned this about the Reagans.
Momma’s proud of her little boy, he stayed inside the lines when he colored...