Columnist Dana Milbank taps out his syndicated column to the ignoramuses and all are happy to have Ronald Reagan back--talk about speaking ill of the dead:
After he switched to the Republican Party in 1962, Ronald Reagan famously quipped: "I didn't leave the Democratic Party. The party left me."
Now, the Republican Party is doing the same thing to him--and Democrats are happy to take Reagan back.
At Tuesday morning's meeting of the House Democrats, caucus chairman John Larson rallied his colleagues for the day's debt-limit debate by playing an audio recording of the 40th president.
"Congress consistently brings the government to the edge of default before facing its responsibility," Reagan says in the clip.
(July 20, 2011)
New York Times
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