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Disgusting MSNBC Republicans: Reagan Definitely Had Alzheimerís While President
Newsbusters.org ^ | January 8, 2018 | Curtis Houck

Posted on 01/08/2018 6:35:17 PM PST by Kaslin

Continuing the liberal media’s insistence that they can diagnose someone as mentally or physically ill, Monday’s Deadline: White House on MSNBC featured detestable liberal Republicans Nicolle Wallace and David Jolly asserting that Ronald Reagan had Alzheimer’s while president to the point that he may have been unfit for office. 

Reagan came up during a segment about the likelihood that there’s something wrong mentally or physically wrong with President Trump (which the show insinuated was a yes).

 

Disgusting MSNBC Republicans: Reagan Definitely Had Alzheimer’s While President

 

Wallace used the late Michael Deaver (and YouTube videos) as her main sources for claims Reagan having Alzheimer’s while in office, wondering to Jolly if Trump knew about Reagan while tweeting over the weekend: “I don't know if the President doesn't know, has never heard Michael Deavers — the late Michael Deaver post-White House really heartfelt, really honest, really frank articulations of what it was like to see Ronald Reagan age.”

“I wondered today, rereading Donald Trump's tweets about Reagan, if he knew that Ronald Reagan was suspected to have had the early signs of Alzheimer's during his second term as President,” she concluded. 

Jolly agreed without hesitation, declaring that Reagan was suffering from the disease “in his sixth year”:

[T]his is a very grave conversation. It has been over 30 years since this nation had a conversation about whether or not our president was fit to serve and that's a very grave conversation and the important thing in this is if we are having the conversation, that necessarily means there is concern among the body politic[.]

He also bemoaned the questioning of someone’s health despite having just done so:

[I]f you are talking about the President's mental fitness, you are not on message regarding his agenda nor the interest of the country and so what we are seeing among this President, whether it be true or not is based on his own irascible behavior, we're having a national conversation that not is just challenging for the President but it's challenging for the country.

Somewhere, liberal Republicans and resistance sycophants Kurt Bardella, Charlie Sykes, and Bret Stephens must be proud.

Bill O’Reilly made this claim in his much-maligned book Killing Reagan and it drew widespread condemnation. At the time, George Will penned an absolutely scathing takedown on the book, including the portions about Regan having Alzheimer’s while in office. 

Reagan biographer Craig Shirley trashed the book as “garbage” and “total B.S.” for peddling such views. Reagan library executive director John Heubusch said the book was “a disservice to history.”

The Heritage Foundation’s Lee Edwards addressed Reagan’s health in reviewing a Shirley book, writing in 2015 that Reagan “had no serious health problems before his Alzheimer’s diagnosis in 1994.”

When Reagan’s son Ron alleged the same in 2011, his half-brother Michael denied the claim by arguing that Ron “was an embarrassment to his father when he was alive and today he became an embarrassment to his mother.”

Here’s the relevant transcript from MSNBC’s Deadline: White House on January 8

MSNBC’s Deadline: White House
January 8, 2018
4:09 p.m. Eastern

NICOLLE WALLACE: And David Jolly, I don't know if the President doesn't know, has never heard Michael Deaver — the late Michael Deaver post-White House really heartfelt, really honest, really frank articulations of what it was like to see Ronald Reagan age and let's assert every president, every man — there's never been a woman — every man ages at warp speed in the presidency, but Ronald Reagan was — he was officially diagnosed and revealed to the country in 1994 that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. But if you go back and I’ve watched some of it on YouTube today and you watch Michael Deaver, you watch some of the other people who were around Ronald Reagan, I wondered today, rereading Donald Trump's tweets about Reagan, if he knew that Ronald Reagan was suspected to have had the early signs of Alzheimer's during his second term as President. 

DAVID JOLLY: Sure in his sixth year and you're right about how it ages a president. We saw it in Bush 43. We saw it in Obama. But, Nicolle, this is a very grave conversation. It has been over 30 years since this nation had a conversation about whether or not our president was fit to serve and that's a very grave conversation and the important thing in this is if we are having the conversation, that necessarily means there is concern among the body politic. You know, there is an axiom in politics, and you know this well. If you are explaining, you ain't campaigning. And my apologies to my fifth grade grammar teacher, but the reality is on that, if you are talking about the President's mental fitness, you are not on message regarding his agenda nor the interest of the country and so what we are seeing among this President, whether it be true or not is based on his own irascible behavior, we're having a national conversation that not is just challenging for the President but it's challenging for the country.



TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: billoreilly; conservativesnrepubs; craigshirley; cyperalerts; deadlinewhitehouse; libsndemonrats; mattlewis; michaelreagan; nicollewallace; pmsnbc; presidenttrump; ronaldreagan; ronreagan
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1 posted on 01/08/2018 6:35:17 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Nicole Wallace = Bush crime family whore.


2 posted on 01/08/2018 6:37:47 PM PST by TTFlyer
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To: Kaslin

who cares?

treat this as it is, just a tv version of the old school trash tabloids.

That is all this is now.


3 posted on 01/08/2018 6:38:25 PM PST by snarkytart
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To: Kaslin

They used to do this in the USSR when they wanted someone gone. They were “crazy”.

Been to the shooting ranges more and more in PA.

We need to be prepared.

I live in NYC/USSR so I won’t comment any further.


4 posted on 01/08/2018 6:39:04 PM PST by dp0622 (The Left should know that if T..rump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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To: Kaslin

And he was still a better president than Obama.


5 posted on 01/08/2018 6:39:05 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Asking a pro athlete for political advice is like asking a cavalry horse for tactical advice.)
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To: Kaslin

Up in heaven, President Reagan is chuckling, “there you go again.”


6 posted on 01/08/2018 6:42:09 PM PST by Night Hides Not (Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad! Remember Gonzales! Come and Take It!)
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To: Kaslin

This is horse crap. Liars.


7 posted on 01/08/2018 6:43:43 PM PST by virgil (The evil that men do lives after them)
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To: Bryanw92

Ah...you beat me to it!


8 posted on 01/08/2018 6:43:59 PM PST by left that other site (For America to have CONFIDENCE in our future, we must have PRIDE in our HISTORY... DJT)
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To: Kaslin

Reagan obviously did and it was carefully covered up. Don’t see much point harping over it or denying it. History now.


9 posted on 01/08/2018 6:44:29 PM PST by Reno89519 (PRESIDENT TRUMP, KEEP YOUR PROMISES! NO AMNESTY AND BUILD THAT WALL.)
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To: Kaslin

Disgusting. The MSM continues to prove itself the lapdogs of the democrat party. Imagine for a second what the nation would be like and what Trump’s approval would be if he was treated like this - https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=u6CSix3Dy04


10 posted on 01/08/2018 6:44:55 PM PST by Nicojones
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To: virgil

again don’t get too worked up this is all WWE theatre.
Except they believe in their lies.
Make no mistake, they just get people on to say outrageous stuff and in some cases argue. Its not news or worthy of even worrying about anymore.


11 posted on 01/08/2018 6:46:32 PM PST by snarkytart
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To: Kaslin

At least he wasn’t shoving filthy cigars up the vaginas of young interns like misogynist Bill Clinton and his criminal wife.


12 posted on 01/08/2018 6:46:37 PM PST by Artemis Webb (Maxine Waters for House Minority Leader!!)
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To: Kaslin
Oh, brother. Now they're telegraphing their punches. Check this out:

[T]his is a very grave conversation. It has been over 30 years since this nation had a conversation about whether or not our president was fit to serve and that's a very grave conversation and the important thing in this is if we are having the conversation, that necessarily means there is concern among the body politic[.]

No, if "we" are having the conversation, it means that it is the latest media meme, and they're trying to pass it off as a general "concern" that they'd like people to have. The Russian collusion thing is deader than Harvey Weinstein's sex life, the "Trump is an unfit candidate" didn't work, the "Trump is a misogynist" scam failed, and all the criminality that actually has turned up appears to involve the Democrats and their media allies. The votes for impeachment aren't there and aren't going to be there, well, it's time for a new approach. Trump is crazy! Yeah, that's the ticket.

Pathetic. Just pathetic.

13 posted on 01/08/2018 6:46:52 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Bryanw92

SOURCES close to Obama claim he was an insufferable ASSHOLE while President. SOURCES SAY.


14 posted on 01/08/2018 6:48:02 PM PST by LeonardFMason (426)
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To: Kaslin

I heard from The Judy Miller Show (old reference) on FOX News that Reagan apparently was in the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s, but she did not go so far to say that he was unfit. I give Trump a C grade* at this time, based on his pluses and minuses, but I certainly do NOT see him as unfit for office, either.

*Still better than both Bushes and Clinton (D) or 0bama (F).


15 posted on 01/08/2018 6:48:04 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Happy New Year! Screeeeewwwww 2017!)
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To: Kaslin

And STILL was smarter than Ødungo!


16 posted on 01/08/2018 6:48:18 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Kaslin

Fake news!


17 posted on 01/08/2018 6:49:14 PM PST by W. (.44 Magnum. No further questions needed.)
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To: Kaslin

meanwhile, liberal hero FDR died of brain rot while he was still in the white house- this is he fact


18 posted on 01/08/2018 6:49:32 PM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Kaslin

Well even if Reagan had whatever, he did a much much better job than anyone since did — and that’s what counts


19 posted on 01/08/2018 6:52:16 PM PST by faithhopecharity (¬ďPoliticians aren¬ít born, they¬íre excreted.¬Ē -Marcus Tillius Cicero (3 BCE))
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To: Kaslin
...but Ronald Reagan was — he was officially diagnosed and revealed to the country in 1994 ...

If he had had any symptoms of it at all in 1988 then by 1994 there would have been no need for an official diagnoses. He would have been so far gone that a child could have diagnosed it at that point.

20 posted on 01/08/2018 6:52:19 PM PST by TigersEye (0bama. The Legacy is a lie. The lie is the Legacy.)
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