Oh boy. What did that dimocrat say about Saint Ronnie?
“Like Ronald Reagan before him, President Bush has embraced the Western stereotype to the point of adopting some of its affectations—the boots, brush-clearing, and get-the-government-off-our-backs bravado.”
Strong stuff. Also, demonstrably true. So what now?
Asked whether he stood by those remarks, Hayes said “the prose is overly florid, and I regret that.”
That didn’t appease McCain.
“So you had to throw Reagan in there?” McCain continued.
“I shouldn’t have done that,” Hayes said.
Way to demonstrate the courage of your convictions, fella. What profit a man to become Interior Secretary if he loseth his soul?