On Real Time last night, Maher ripped the new trend of saying Ronald Reagan wouldn’t be conservative enough for today’s Republican Party, an observation made most recently by Bob Dole. Maher disagreed with that assessment in this scathing remark:
Ronald Reagan was an anti-government, union-busting, race-bating, anti-abortion, anti-gay, anti-intellectual who cut rich people’s taxes in half, had an incurable case of the military industrial complex and said medicare was socialism that would destroy our freedom. Sounds to me like he would fit in just fine.
Watch Bill Maher destroy the notion that Ronald Reagan wouldn’t be welcomed by today’s’ Tea Party with open arms: