Poll: Liberals. Tell Us How Obama Should Emulate Reagan

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Liberals: How Should Obama Emulate Reagan?

  1. Be More Pro-America

    1 vote(s)
    16.7%
  2. Be More Pro-Miltary

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Make Huge Tax Cuts That Cause Some Killer Disease to Quickly Spread

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Invade A Small Caribbean Nation

    1 vote(s)
    16.7%
  5. Make Jokes About Bombing Russia or China

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Develop Alzheimers While In Office

    1 vote(s)
    16.7%
  7. Get Friendly With Big Business

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Replace Biden With A Career CIA Guy

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Have His Own Iran Contra Style Scandal

    1 vote(s)
    16.7%
  10. Something Else That I'll Explain In My Post

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
  1. Mad Scientist
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    After years of excoriating the Gipper it seems you now need his help from beyond the grave. The FDR comparisons didn't work and neither did the Lincoln comparisons. An entire mass media dedicated to propping him up can't do it, so now, in a last ditch effort to prevent him from going down in history as Jimmy Carter II or Herbert Hoover II, you now seek to cast him as Ronald Reagan. I love it because it means you have to admit what a success Reagan was and I know it kills you just a little bit to have to do it. :lol:

    Ok, so please tell us what accomplishments or attributes of Ronald Reagan you would like President Obama to emulate. Thanks!
     
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    He should emulate Reagan by trying to creating an over glorified and falsified legacy just like the Gipper.
     
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    Thanks to a slavishly devoted Media, I would say he's well on his way! :lol:
     
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    He should emulate Reagan by pretending to be a vegetable.

    Emulating Reagan is stupid.
     
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    By his admitted past drug use and devotion to tele-prompters I'd say he's already there.

    Should we call him the "Tele-Prompter Vegetable President"? Is that why his wife (who is as irritating as Nancy Reagan) pushes vegetables at school because she's married to one?
     
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    Obama ought to oversee the highest rise in social security taxes this nation has ever had, too.

    The one thing that Reagan did that I did not object to was raising SS taxes to cover its costs.

    Obama ought to modify the SS tax system to further stabilize it.
     
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    He could raise taxes like reagan did
     
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    Editec,
    I perceive your position to be the one most commonly shared among liberals and progressives, that Reagan did a thing or two that was ok, but overall that he did more harm than good.

    Regardless of how we each perceive Reagan's legacy, how does it make you feel about Obama that he is now trying to portray himself as similar, or at least striving to be more like Reagan? Doe sit give you more, less, or no different amount of faith in his ability to lead and represent the values of the left (or at least left of center)?

    I'm not trying to start an argument here, honestly. I think I see the reality of what's going on, but I don't know how to empathize as I've never truly been in that position politically (that I can recall). I imagine it would make me angry at "my guy." Am I right, or wrong?
     
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    Yeah, he should start talking about this country like he loves it.:eusa_angel:
     
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    I meant to make this poll multiple choice one but I screwed it up. I've contacted a mod to try to change it. Please accept my sincerest apologies.

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