Friday, February 11, 2011
The Transformers: Reagan & Soetoro/Obama
Christopher Ruddy in this month’s NewsMax Magazine article, “A Portrait of Ronald Reagan (page 110, February 2011),” compares two transformational Presidents, Ronald Reagan and Barry Soetoro alias Barack Obama. Ruddy writes, “‘(T)ransformational’ was the word Barack Obama used to describe Reagan during Obama’s tough 2008 primary against Hillary Clinton.
“Obama … simply was describing the influence Reagan had in shaping the nation and our culture.
“Obama said he too intended to become a transformational president. So far he is living up to his promise – though doing exactly the opposite of Reagan’s approach. Obama is pressing
· more government,
· more regulation and control over our lives and
· more taxes
-- and focusing less on national security.”