“The thought occurs that in each of the Age of Television's three great contests over the Constitution, the rogues' gallery has never really changed. Those are proud and patriotic Republicans sitting over there.”
The '80s “empowered” icky crustaceans like Rush Limbaugh, Dinesh D'Souza, Allan Bloom, and Mary Matalin... ruminating on family values, the evil lifestyle of homosexuals, the glories of war, the absolute sanctity of money, and the motto of Republicans the world over: Admit Nothing, Blame Everybody, Be Bitter.
“Mikhail Gorbachev came to Geneva to field test the weaponry of public relations instead of the weaponry of war. He may not have met Reagan missile for missile, but he beat him badly press event for press event”
"Televisions blare from every room in the Chateau Marmont. Reagan's in surgery... Jim Brady's near death... Dan Rather's in tears. The country's gone crazy. The world's about to collapse... And the Oscars have been postponed until tomorrow."