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Ron Reagan Disses His Mother: Michelle Obama Gave 'Best Speech By a First Lady I've Ever Seen'
NewsBusters.org ^ | September 7, 2012 | Neil Sheppard

Posted on 09/07/2012 6:27:43 PM PDT by Kaslin

Just how in the tank for President Obama is MSNBC contributor Ronald Reagan?

On Friday's Hardball, he actually said Michelle Obama gave the "best speech by a first lady I have ever seen, and, you know, all due respect to my own mother" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

In a gushing wrap-up of the just-ended Democratic National Convention, host Chris Matthews played clips from Mrs. Obama's speech Tuesday.

When they were finished, Reagan said, “Best speech by a first lady I have ever seen, and, you know, all due respect to my own mother, and I haven’t reviewed all of Eleanor Roosevelt’s remarks that she ever gave. But best speech by a first lady I think I have ever seen.”

Honestly, how biased must a person be to say on national television that someone was better than his own mother?

Wouldn't most people have said "excluding my mom, of course" out of mere respect?

Not Ron, apparently.

For his part, Matthews of course agreed with his guest, but later commented, “Neither of these first ladies nor the candidate for first lady can sing like your mom can. They can’t sing ‘Second Hand Rose’ like she did.”

“Well, that’s true,” Reagan said.

Some consolation prize, Ron. You're a heck of a son.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012election; election2012; speech; speeches; twinkletoes
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1 posted on 09/07/2012 6:27:49 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

I can not beleive that RR, Jr came from the loins of Ronald Reagan. I secretly hope that Nancy Reagan had an affair.


2 posted on 09/07/2012 6:29:34 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Kaslin

Unlike the ballerina, talk doesn’t do much for me. Talk is cheap. I’m an action kinda guy. I don’t need the bull****.


3 posted on 09/07/2012 6:30:17 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (On 5 September 2012 A.D., the communist Democrats tried to kill God and failed.)
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To: Kaslin

overdone,fake and lied alot


4 posted on 09/07/2012 6:30:28 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: svcw

Sharper than a serpents tooth.....


5 posted on 09/07/2012 6:31:16 PM PDT by trimom
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To: svcw

I always thought Michael was more like Ronald Reagan then Ron.


6 posted on 09/07/2012 6:31:35 PM PDT by tapatio (In memory of my Dad 5-27-26 2-4-2010)
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To: Kaslin

He’s never grown past his adolescence and rebellion against daddy. A stunted adult is a sad person indeed.


7 posted on 09/07/2012 6:31:35 PM PDT by Jake8898
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To: Kaslin

8 posted on 09/07/2012 6:33:44 PM PDT by doug from upland (I don't like RINOs, but I love my country more than I hate Romney...Muslim marxist, get out!)
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To: Kaslin
I know for a FACT that Nancy Reagan NEVER said "For the first time in my adult lifetime I'm proud of my country"
9 posted on 09/07/2012 6:34:05 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Kaslin

I loath this creature.


10 posted on 09/07/2012 6:34:31 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: Kaslin

FU Ron. You put your dad’s name to shame. You will never amount to anything worth a $h!t. Please do us a favor, please change you name !


11 posted on 09/07/2012 6:35:35 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: svcw

Reminds me of a great lyric from the song California Justice by Five for Fighting -

“Every country needs a broken arrow, at least we gave you Ronnie Reagan’s son and Charo”


12 posted on 09/07/2012 6:35:53 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Kaslin
At the recent portrait unveiling ceremony at the Whitehouse, W named Laura as the best First Lady ever...right in front of his own mother and Michelle. He did say, “sorry Mom.”
13 posted on 09/07/2012 6:35:57 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Kaslin

Does he even realize that the speech was written for her?


14 posted on 09/07/2012 6:36:14 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kaslin

No surprise coming from Ron, he’s in love with Barack.


15 posted on 09/07/2012 6:36:31 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: Kaslin

You know this guy is an absolute jerk. I know some folks here are furious at the Cheney’s for supporting their lesbian daughter and quite frankly, I wish she weren’t living that lifestyle. However, I do give her credit for one thing. She does seem to keep her mouth closed and lives her life quietly.


16 posted on 09/07/2012 6:37:11 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Paul Ryan/Rick Santorum 2012....That would be the best scenario ever.)
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To: Kaslin

Ron Jr’s shoes are much lighter.


17 posted on 09/07/2012 6:38:11 PM PDT by HapaxLegamenon
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To: Kaslin

He’s trying to gain street cred with the MSM by dissing his mother.


18 posted on 09/07/2012 6:38:45 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod
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To: dalebert

If he shows sufficient disdain for mom & dad, he thinks he might breath some life into his dead entertainment career.


19 posted on 09/07/2012 6:39:36 PM PDT by Reily
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To: Kaslin

He works for NBC, no longer MSNBC, so that should tell you something.


20 posted on 09/07/2012 6:42:43 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Kaslin

He has no problem trading on his old man’s name, if only to be a useful idiot.


21 posted on 09/07/2012 6:49:01 PM PDT by mindburglar (I'm not "The Man" anymore. Stick it to someone else.)
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To: Kaslin

Making a living by dissing his father. What a piece of work.


22 posted on 09/07/2012 6:50:01 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Kaslin

the queer one...he is a fruit cake so who care what he says...he probably doesn’t even keep in touch with his mom..does any one know if he has that same wife he once had?? I don’t really follow with that crowd!!!


23 posted on 09/07/2012 6:51:11 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: Jake8898

That’s a very apt description of him... a “stunted adult.” His demeanor and mannerisms are that of a smart-aleck teenager. I tend to loathe men like that, who seem forever locked in a kind of sarcastic, adolescent smarminess. There’s something innately pathetic about it. And naturally, 95% of the time they turn out to be liberals. Or homos. Or both.


24 posted on 09/07/2012 6:51:17 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Kaslin

Little Ronny is that strange dude on the branch of the family tree you wish would fall off.


25 posted on 09/07/2012 6:51:17 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Huskrrrr

Great minds...


26 posted on 09/07/2012 6:51:42 PM PDT by mindburglar (I'm not "The Man" anymore. Stick it to someone else.)
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To: mindburglar

I find it very disrespectful of you to refer to President Reagan as his old man


27 posted on 09/07/2012 6:51:42 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

Ron Reagan the Lesser proves that even great men can have meatheads for children. Patty Reagan isn’t the sharpest tool in the shed either. Maureen Reagan was a winner though. Maybe they should have stopped with her. Who would have thought the adopted son would turn out to be the best son.


28 posted on 09/07/2012 6:52:11 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: tapatio

And he was the one that was adopted


29 posted on 09/07/2012 6:53:41 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin
No disrespect meant. I often referred to my father as my old man. It's a common moniker, where I'm from.

Geez...

30 posted on 09/07/2012 6:54:28 PM PDT by mindburglar (I'm not "The Man" anymore. Stick it to someone else.)
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To: Kaslin

I’ve always thought Jane Wyman was the mother of Reagan’s “best” kids.


31 posted on 09/07/2012 6:57:22 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Kaslin
And he was the one that was adopted

Yet he took on more of the wonderful traits of Ronald Reagan then his biological son.

32 posted on 09/07/2012 6:57:47 PM PDT by tapatio (In memory of my Dad 5-27-26 2-4-2010)
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Hey Ronnie!

You could have been great...but instead, you just suck!


33 posted on 09/07/2012 7:12:04 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: mindburglar

Indeed.


34 posted on 09/07/2012 7:31:37 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Kaslin
Well, didn't he play a ballerina once on the NY stage?

Though, it could had been Tinker Bell..

35 posted on 09/07/2012 7:32:32 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt.)
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To: tapatio

not surprising. adopted children sometimes feel so deeply the fact that they are not connected by blood that they spend a great deal of time and energy trying to fit in by trying to be as like their parents as they can possibly be. they study and listen to their parents more and try to make that connection that is missing in one respect by cultivating it in another.


36 posted on 09/07/2012 7:33:30 PM PDT by annelizly
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To: Kaslin

Who cares! We don’t vote for first ladies and they have no bearing on the question at hand!


37 posted on 09/07/2012 7:35:04 PM PDT by vet7279
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To: svcw

Wonder why he hasn’t COME OUT , yet ?


38 posted on 09/07/2012 7:35:11 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: Kaslin

God bless Nancy Reagan, a wonderful woman but she wasn’t known for her speechafying. No one ever claimed she she was a good speaker. She wasn’t expected to.


39 posted on 09/07/2012 7:53:23 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Kaslin

Ron Reagan’s only claim to fame is his willingness to trash his parents. Charming.


40 posted on 09/07/2012 7:54:51 PM PDT by GOPJ (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - T. Jefferson)
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To: Kaslin

Honestly, how biased must a person be to say on national television that someone was better than his own mother?


How biased would someone have to be to say that it’s impossible for someone to give a better speech than their mom?


41 posted on 09/07/2012 7:58:49 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: napscoordinator

Is this little twit a fairy? If so, add to that the fact that he’s a commie-lib. Then throw in a bunch of other issues, from hating his Dad to who-knows-what, and you’ve got one seriously screwed up hombre!

I think he sucks up to the Obammies in hopes that it will give him cred with the artsy-fartsy crowd and perhaps land him another twinkle-toes gig of some kind.


42 posted on 09/07/2012 8:02:12 PM PDT by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: Kaslin

What a fool, I bet he “married” a proctologist


43 posted on 09/07/2012 8:02:53 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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44 posted on 09/07/2012 8:11:50 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: Kaslin

He is such a vicious little fairy troll. I will never forget his grinning at his father’s funeral.

He must be a changling.


45 posted on 09/07/2012 8:13:31 PM PDT by ZULU (See: http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=D9vQt6IXXaM&hd)
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To: svcw

What the crap happened to this freak as a child anyway?


46 posted on 09/07/2012 8:14:31 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Kaslin
Do wish 'remorse' on Ron; may someday he feel it; suffer it. . .Meantime; he is no more than a thorn in his Father's side and a depressing; degraded footnote; to Ronald Reagan's life; and history. He is a total contradiction to Reagan greatness.

Perhaps some day; 'beyond too late'; he will find his senses.

OTOH; he may just stay of the 'lesser side' of the Reagan path; while never realizing the 'errors of his ways'.

An yes; celebrating Islamic holidays; as there is nothing else. Or so it seems. . .

47 posted on 09/07/2012 8:21:02 PM PDT by cricket
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If one grades her speech on performance, she did O.K. Nothing else about it was remarkable.
48 posted on 09/07/2012 8:28:29 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Kaslin

He never fails to astonish me. Idiot.


49 posted on 09/07/2012 8:45:14 PM PDT by FryingPan101 (2016 looms.)
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To: Kaslin

Ron Jr has always displayed all the qualities of a dog except loyalty when it comes to his family.


50 posted on 09/07/2012 8:53:02 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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