Despite her criticism of Ronald Reagan throughout his presidency, liberal actress Jane Fonda is portraying his wife in a new film called "The Butler."
Nice Save, Marco!
During the recent debt crisis, President Obama talked about the need for bipartisan compromise and, as in the past, urged civility.
Do we need any other evidence that the Kultursmog exists and that it is international -- at least in the English-speaking world -- than the fact that the biggest news story in the United Kingdom today is also the biggest news story here.
Politicians today are getting away with higher levels of disgraceful behavior. Even just a few years ago it was a shock when a high-level political official did something immoral or promoted inappropriate values.
On March 30, 1981 at precisely 2:27 pm, six gunshots rang out just outside the VIP entrance to the Washington Hilton. Moments later, as three felled men lay bleeding on the ground outside the hotel, an armored limousine carrying the President of the United States raced away from the scene.
After reading the coverage in the Washington Post over the past two weeks of the legacy of Ronald Reagan, many Reaganites don't quite recognize the man who drew then into the movement as presented in the venerable paper.
It seems rather ironic that Hollywood doesn't want to make movies about Ronald Reagan. Perhaps it's because virtually no one in the industry can stand his belief system.
You can bet that during this long holiday weekend, the name Ronald Reagan will be invoked reverentially by Republican candidates across the nation who are running for everything from city council to governor.