Best Quote (2013)

Dana Rohrabacher

At an August meeting of Tea Party activists in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher lambasted President Barack Obama for maintaining friendly relations with China. Said Orange County's senior, career politician, "It's the hug-a-Nazi, make-a-liberal theory! That's what I call it, and it has not worked!" The hypocrisy of the applause-winning line was lost on the crowd. It was Rohrabacher who advocated the hug-a-Nazi theory when it comes to Taliban goons, Central American fascists, Afghanistan warlords and Russian strongman Vladimir Putin. And there is this fact not mentioned by Rohrabacher: No U.S. president was more publicly affectionate with the Chinese communists than the congressman's hero and former White House boss, Ronald Reagan.


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