CALL THE WAMBULENCE: Obama Whines He Isn’t Treated As Good As Reagan Was

Maybe it’s because President Reagan actually did things to help and protect our country. Check this out…

Obama also is evidently feeling a bit of Reagan envy:

At one point, Mr. Obama noted acidly that President Ronald Reagan sent Marines to Lebanon only to have hundreds of them killed in a terrorist attack because of terrible planning, and then withdrew the remaining ones, leaving behind a civil war that lasted years. But Reagan, he noted, is hailed as a titan striding the earth.

“Well, Reagan won the cold war,” replies blogger John Hinderaker. “If Obama can win the war against Muslim terrorists, we will hail him as a titan striding the earth, too.” And it’s not as if Reagan was spared harsh criticism in his day.

The Times story concludes with a quote from Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, who attended the Monday dinner: “[Obama] clearly falls on the side of those who are slow or reluctant to decide because deciding often forces you into a more one-sided position than you’re comfortable with.” Oddly, Haass doesn’t seem to intend that as a criticism.

Read more: Wall Street Journal

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