Dem Convention Chairman: Reagan Would Not Have Approved of RNC Convention Speakers (Video)

Democratic Convention Chairman and Los Angeles Mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa, told Chris Wallace at FOX News Sunday that Reagan would not have approved of the RNC Convention speakers.

Villaraigosa was deflecting attention from Barack Obama’s failed economic record.

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  • RealMc

    Antonio = Pendejo

  • dwd

    Because a Democrat stooge is the ultimate authority on what Reagan would say or do. Right.

  • jim f.

    It’s really difficult to listen to the Mayor.
    What an utter buffoon.
    I’m surpised CW didn’t get up and leave the interview!

  • Bill Mitchell

    People think that Obama will get a bounce from his convention.

    Not so fast. I believe this convention will expose Democrats for the empty suits and far left radicals they really are.

  • Warthog

    The sand sculpture epic fail was not a metaphore, it was an omen.

  • SurlyMonk

    How the hell would he know? Obama wants to build the economy from the bottom up. Where did this from the middle out come from? What little economics I know states that neither is possible. Obama is destroying the middle class.

  • Ragspierre

    I always just LOVE it when Collectivists use Reagan as their sock-puppet!

    As IF…!!!

  • old glazier

    Antonio’s chair is empty even when he’s sitting in it.

  • RB

    DWD…right on. 30 years ago, Reagan was a “moron.” Now that it serves the left’s narrative, he’s a genius.

  • No Man

    Advice to demorats: if you don’t have anything to say, don’t say anything completely false.

    It only resonates with Obama-worshiping imbeciles, like the howling morons on MSM propaganda extravaganzas.

  • Patty

    He hung around the RNC convention more than Romney.

    Please don’t hang to much around what he says as if is he deserves a Gold Medal in his marriage. Hope he isn’t commenting on Latinos like Governor Susanna Martinez or Rubio or Mia Love, or Condilezza Rice or Ryan or Romney.

    Reagan would be proud of Ann Romney and all the Romney’s they are faithful to their families and their wives.

    It is really not sanctimonious when these democrats bring up Reagan and then they speak for REAGAN. Really, throwing his name around like the knew the man. I doubt if Reagan would raise taxes when a nation was doing bad economically. OH, HE DIDN’T.

    He said he feels recovery works from the middle. Really, then what has California done. They are Bankrupt, so Villaraigosa, if you are so wonderful then why is that.


  • Patty

    He said, meaning Villaraigosa!! if I wasn’t clear.

  • NeoKong

    What a damn liar. Reagan believed that a high tide lifts all boat. Of course Reagan believed in a top down approach. That ‘s why the lying lefties always call his policies “trickle down” economics.

  • FurryGuy

    Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Fails Upward

    Politics: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa these days is Mr. Popular. Yahoo News even wondered whether he might be presidential material. To which we respond, have you been to L.A. lately?

    Telegenic and glib, Villaraigosa currently serves as president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, and this week will preside over the Democratic Party convention in Charleston, N.C. He’s a politician built for the media age, which has led to a series of prominent posts — including a place on President Obama’s Economic Advisory Transition Board in 2008.

    Villaraigosa is making the rest of bankrupt California look like an economic paradise. He is just doing for Los Angeles what Barry is doing to the country as a whole.

  • Patty

    Antonio Villaraigosa: America’s First Latino President?

    Questions are already being raised about whether Villaraigosa, mayor of the country’s second largest city and part of the rapidly growing Hispanic population, has presidential aspirations.

    “The answer is no. The job I’ve said to people I would like is I would like to be governor of the state of California” he said.

    As did his hero during the 2008 presidential campaign, Villaraigosa demonstrates enough politically savvy to paint himself as a centrist. He has publically expressed support for the Simpson-Bowles Commission and concerns over the strength of government sector unions. Much like those of his idol in the White House, Villaraigosa’s expressions of concern are empty rhetoric.

    In the state of California, a growing number of cities are teetering on the brink of or have already filed for bankruptcy. Mammoth Lakes, Vallejo, Stockton, Compton, Bell and San Bernardino are all guilty of mishandling their finances. They have spent years shuffling monies from fund to fund in attempts to hide huge budget deficits. The city of Los Angeles is right there with them.

    “The enemy is algebra” says San Jose city councilman Sam Liccardo, a Democrat. “The fact is the unions own the Democratic Party” he said. Government employee unions call the shots for the Democratic Party in California.

    California’s widespread, growing fiscal problems are directly tied to the corrupt quid quo pro relationship between government sector unions, the Democratic politicians they elect, and the ballooning costs of government sector union salaries, benefits and pensions.

    “Party orthodoxy is much more strictly enforced at the state level, because the unions decide who wins and who loses” said Liccardo.

    […….] on it goes on!!

    Read more about this liberal here:

    [this is part of the article. The truth, obama is his idol and his ego is the same as his idol.]

  • Patty
  • Sean

    Kennedy and Truman would not approve of the Democrat speakers in Charlotte.

  • ab01

    This idiot took the California bar exam more than 5 times, and never did pass. He is a quitter as well as stupid. Go away tony villar ( real name), you are old news.

  • Patty

    Enough about him. He is on one big ego trip. We have one of them in the White House.

    Aspirations to be Gov. of Ca., he is NO REAGAN.


  • Hey Tony (that’s you, Villaraigosa), You must not have been paying attention when Reagan was president. I was. Reagan would have loved the RNC 2012.

    You know how I know? Because it is driving libs like you bat-$%#! crazy. HA!

  • FurryGuy

    #11 September 2, 2012 at 11:21 am
    Patty commented:

    It is actually EXCEEDINGLY sanctimonious (making a hypocritical show of religious devotion, piety, righteousness, etc.) of Dems who use Reagan as a prop for their policies when they resoundingly vilified the man and all he stood for, after leaving the Democrat party, while he was alive. The Left couldn’t even resist heaping abuse during his funeral.

  • Actually, Antonio, Reagan did not approve of SOCIALISTS!!!!!!!! Jackass.

  • Patty

    I ask this egomaniac one question about working the middle, code for Middle class.

    What other hat tricks will this failed president bring out of this HAT OF TRICKS.

    Obama has failed America. Obama has taken from the seniors Medicare Program to pay for Obama care.


    The biggest National Health care tax is coming and on who THE MIDDLE CLASS.

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  • Granny

    #14 – Boy, I hope ALL the democrats are heading the Charlston, North Carolina. Their convention will be a HUGE hit there.

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  • ChicagoJenn

    Villaraigosa now speaks for Reagan? I was just in Los Angeles 2 weeks ago, it is a dump.
    Villaragosa is just another Democrat flunkie.

  • Patty

    The Liberal Misappropriation of a Conservative President

    Of all the unlikely developments in American politics over the last two decades, the most astonishing is this: liberals suddenly love Ronald Reagan. They have taken to celebrating certain virtues they claim Reagan possessed—virtues they believe are absent from the conservative body politic today—while looking back with nostalgia at the supposed civility of the political struggles of the 1980s.{……………}

    Obama’s appropriation was and is disingenuous on every level. When Obama says, “fair share,” he means something very specific: higher marginal income tax rates on the group he calls the rich. This is the polar opposite of Reagan’s policy approach in 1982. All the “tax increases” to which Reagan agreed as part of TEFRA were temporary excise hikes on cigarettes and telephone calls. The bill also featured technical changes in the tax code (such as the elimination of depreciation schedules and the reduction of tax credits and deductions).

    Reagan understood that not all taxes are created equal, nor do they have the same effect on economic performance.
    He believed that his tax cuts needed to be permanent if they were to have a positive effect on the economy (in line with Milton Friedman’s permanent-income hypothesis). Thus, he adamantly refused to consider any changes to the 1981 marginal income tax cuts, even as the revocation of those changes became the chief liberal domestic-policy objective from 1981 onward. Indeed, when the economy tipped into recession in the fall of 1981, leading to the ballooning of the budget deficit, the first and leading demand of Democrats was to cancel the third year of the income tax cut and roll back the elimination of “bracket creep.”

    There is so much more and speaking of Misappropriation WHAT ABOUT OBAMA AND ALL THE LOSS AND DEBT HE HIMSELF HAS PLACED ON THE MIDDLE CLASS.

  • Patty

    Obama and his team miss the contrast between then and now in another important way. Back in the 1980s and right up to the present, Keynesians such as Paul Krugman argued that the Reagan boom that began in 1983 was simply a normal cyclical recovery from the sharp 1982 recession. They say, moreover, it was abetted by Reagan’s unintentional budget deficits, which supplied the country with a government-funded stimulus. The tax cuts and related policies such as deregulation Reagan advocated had nothing to do with it.

    If this account were a guide map to the present, we should be seeing a sharp snapback right now—what with Obama’s huge stimulus package, the severity of the downturn that began at the end of 2007, and the staggering size of the present deficit, due to hit $1.4 trillion this year alone.

    (Just for historical reference, Obama’s budget deficits have been nearly twice as large as Reagan’s worst deficits as a percentage of GDP.) And if the Reagan-Obama parallel carried through, Obama should be cruising toward an easy reelection next year. He isn’t, because the neo-Keynesian model is wrong, as demonstrated by the prolonged doldrums making the current “recovery” the weakest in the postwar era.

    Read more but when democrats who are on some big ego trip and float Reagan’s name, they are as crooked as the day is long.

  • Patty

    #21 September 2, 2012 at 11:33 am
    FurryGuy commented:

    They are so depressing and sad, the Democratic Party has some real vicious members. We all have heard their rambles and idiocy. We have seen what they have done, now, time to take out the trash and get to the real problems at hand.

  • Big Al

    I wish some repub spokesman had the balls to tell both villariagosa and Emanuel to go fix their own disastrous cities before they talk about fixing us. I just can’t believe the gall of these two clowns.

  • Patty

    After reading the about chairman’s thoughts. Remember something just as important. LOCAL AND STATE ELECTIONS.

    We want to change, not the middle like chairman suggest but from the bottom up!

  • Patty

    #31 September 2, 2012 at 11:58 am
    Big Al commented:
    me either but that is the way they are, blame the other guy, “it’s not my fault” ring any bells. (obama)

  • DANEgerus

    The best pics from 2008 were when Los Angeles Mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa(D), supported Hillary and she had to appear with him as the news broke he was cheating on the very same Newswoman his wife left him over. Serial sexual predator… Just like Bill.

  • owl

    Hey Villaraigosa……………….I was watching and cheering for Reagan when he lost the first time. You do not know Reagan (and at times, I think some of even the conservatives have lost their collective memory).

    The Reagan I remember would have LOVED Clint Eastwood. To be exact, I can even hear him doing that skit.

    We gotta let em go.

  • Patty

    Bill Clinton celebrates fornication adultery indecency slander and pride.

    Rahm Emanuel celebrates malice and deceit

    Nancy Keenan, Tammy Duckworth, Barbara Mikulski, Cecile Richards and Kamala Harris celebrate the murder of innocent children.

    Elizabeth Warren celebrates deceit.

    Antonio Villaraigosa celebrates adultery and the murder of innocent babies.

    Eva Longoria: Best known for using her acting talents to celebrate adultery on Desperate Housewives.
    Barbara Lee who has said, “An abstinence-until-marriage program is not only irresponsible. It’s really inhumane” in celebration of fornication.

    The Democrats will put on a display of virtually everything Jesus told us is evil and little else. If they would merely keep to themselves and leave us alone we could just go our separate ways and pray for them. Nevertheless, not only will not reform themselves they have used the power of their god G.O.V. to force us to abandon our love of God’s laws of the sanctity of life and marriage. Remember this in November.

  • Patty


    Speaking on ABC’s This Week on Sunday, Senior Obama adviser David Plouffe had few answers for the age-old question, “Are you better off now than you were four years ago?” On three occasions, he declined to answer the question with a definitive yes or no.

    “It took us a long time to get into that hole, it’s going to take us a long time to get out of it,” Plouffe said after the first time host George Stephanopoulos asked the question.

    (RELATED: Dem Governor Says We’re Not Better Off)

    After the second variation of the question, he said, “We were this close to a Great Depression, and because of the leadership of this president we staved that off. We’re beginning to recover.”

    Stephanopoulos pressed a third time — “You still can’t say ‘yes?’” — and again Plouffe punted: “We’ve clearly improved from the depths of the recession.” He went on to list areas where he said matters had improved: manufacturing, lowering the unemployment rate, and in the auto industry.

    (RELATED: Obama Advisers Says GOP Convention Was a Bust) Will Calls Donna Brazile ‘Racist’ for Saying the Word ‘Chicago’ Read more:–politics.html

  • mg4us

    LOL. .LOL

    Reagan would not have approved of OBAMA, Pelosi and Reid. . add Clinton & Schumer too!

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    Democratic Convention Chairman and Los Angeles Mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa, told Chris Wallace at FOX News Sunday that Reagan would not have approved of the RNC Convention speakers.

    He wouldn’t know squat about what Reagan would have wanted.

  • xiphos

    Another cartoon character to be sure. He must have access to ‘the wayback machine’.

  • Winston Wolfe

    Nothing amuses me more than a bunch of leftists – invoking the name of a man they despised – and claiming to know what he would or would not have wanted.

  • Patty

    When all else fails for the liberals, they bring in the Big Gun, Reagan.

    Shameful and pathetically liberal.

  • Patty

    And then this pathetic surrogate of Obama’s. LOSER!!

    David Plouffe Dodges Stephanopoulos ‘Better Off Four Years Ago’ Question Three Times

    Oh, yes and Video!!

    Not once. Not twice. But thrice was the number of times that President Obama’s senior adviser refused to answer the question as to whether this country is now better off than four years ago. Perhaps Plouffe thought he would get all softball questions from the host of ABC’s This Week Week With George Stephanopoulos who normally carries the water for Obama. In any case, as you can see from the transcript and video below the fold, Stephanopoulos gives Plouffe three opportunities to answer the question which he dares not do.

    Read more:

  • Ohio Granny

    The democrats like to break things and blame it on the adults. In Ohio, after John Kasich balanced the $8 billion deficit and worked aggressively to find out what companies they could get to stay and what companies they could get to come back, the democrats are saying it was all O’s doing because he ‘saved’ GM. Odd but there are not 850,000 GM workers in Ohio, and there are no NEW jobs from GM staying open.

    Today, all the D talking heads gave away their strategy – BLAME BUSH again. Apparently, it worked last time and they think voters won’t notice.

  • owl

    #44 Yeah, Yahoo has a news block that says Tutu wants Bush & Blair tried in the world court.

    If Obama can not do it any longer, he must send others to do the Blamegame.

    I BLAME our ELECTED voices and the pure stupidity of the Repub political operatives and consultants that ever let the LIE be established as fact. All they had to do was point at the 2006 election. Did they establish that as the FACT? No. Too stupid. Did they ever establish that Clinton and the CIA convinced almost the entire Congress to vote for the wars? No. Too blank stupid. They are just too stupid and wimpy. They allow themselves to be painted as racists. Too blank stupid and scared to point at it in their faces.

    I actually have hope for a little change today with Romney/Ryan.

  • Jeannie

    Oh my gosh they are outing themselves as lunatics! Speaking for Reagan!

    I didn’t know Reagan personally but it takes no acquaintance with him to know that he’d be laughing himself silly after listening to CLint (who DID know him and supports Romney) and then Rubio and then Romney and THEN having someone like this reporting that he’d not appreciate.

    Sort of reminds me how Michael Reagan has taken his father’s message and gone forward while Patty and Ron have done their best to morph it into something it never was or to claim his senility was at work during his most effective moments.

  • Jeannie

    Oh my gosh they are outing themselves as lunatics! Speaking for Reagan!

    #32 Patty, I think that that is why Herman and Sarah and Newt didn’t have that much of an issue with not speaking at the RNC. THAT was for the indies who needed to see Mitt ‘humanized’ for this election.

    Herman and Newt and Sarah realize that it’s the upcoming generation who have to be mobilized and so they are mobilizing out to them, witness Sarah’s bus tours, Newt’s college visits and his masterful press excoriations on the news show and I’m suspecting Herman will get to business folks AND student graduates stuck living back home with no outlet for their woefully underdeveloped skills.

  • Jeannie

    #44 – Owl. If you are a true conservative work on the hope. Reagan was not exactly given a lovely legacy when he was so hopeful.

    Our youth are seeing things differently and our tea party candidates are ready to attack the cancer of D.C. by going in and surgically lancing the mid level elections. Once they get to D.C. and even state it’s a lot more difficult to reverse them because they don’t go among the citizens.

  • stonedome

    nice try, mr la raza! as if you as a marxist would know anything about reagan…

  • Janie’s not a one note

    Consider the source people….these bilge mongers would spew that your own mother doesn’t love you, if they thought it would make you feel pain, or give them credibility.

  • Indiana

    Mr. LaRaza himself wouldn’t be in office if it wasn’t for his “many” mexican constituents. I’m afraid California is forever lost. I left California for Montana in 2004 after twenty two years down there. Darrel Issa is their only hope….and he’s outnumbered. California is now the arm pit of the nation….a perfect example of Democrat’s running amok. Let the unions, mexicans, studios, freaks, Moonbeam, Babs, and Feinstein have it. Pray that an earthquake finally does drop that cancerous, bankrupt, toilet bowl, state into the ocean.

  • Patty
  • Patty

    David Axelrod’s not gonna fall for a banana in the tailpipe again!

    Methinks it will be quite a while before the President’s Senior Red Diaper Baby appears with Chris Wallace again.

    Want a preview of the presidential debates? Then spend two and a half minutes with this clip from today’s Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace and David Axelrod. Wallace asks Axelrod the quadrennial question: are voters better off now than four years ago?

    …When the man running Team Obama tries to run away from the question by talking about the tough environment Barack Obama inherited, Wallace lays out the comparison on economic statistics between January 2009 and today, and asks Axelrod again: are voters better off now than four years ago? Answer: Er…

    Here are the stats Wallace uses:

    • Unemployment: 7.8% then, 8.3% now
    • Median income: $54,983 then, $50,964 now
    • Gas prices: $1.85 per gallon then, $3.78 now
    • National debt: $10.6 trillion then, $15.9 trillion now

    Expect Mitt Romney to memorize these statistics, and perhaps toss in the civilian participation rate, which was at 65.7% in January 2009 and in June 2009 at the start of the “recovery,” but fell to a 30-year low of 63.6% in April and is at 63.7% now.

    Axelrod needs friendlier questions, you see, which means only ABC, CBS, NBC, MNSBC and CNN will do.

  • Patty