Irony's not dead but Reagan is


The youth often ask me, "What was it like in the 80s? Was it really like a rubbery, smirking Ronald Reagan lovingly torching a car with a gas pump?"

And I tell them yes. Yes, it was.

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4 Responses:

  1. Krisjohn says:

    If by "car" you mean "the regulation designed to stop markets cycling through violent boom and bust cycles that increases the inequity between the rich and poor", then I agree.

  2. Kyzer says:

    "A few months ago I told the American people I did not trade arms for hostages. My heart and my best intentions tell me that's true, but the facts and evidence tell me it is not." - Ronald Reagan, 1987-03-04

    That's one hell of a way of looking at it.

    "Climate change is a Chinese hoax and we need to burn more coal right away. My heart and my best intentions tell me that's true, but the facts and evidence tell me it is not."

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