Newsweek‘s Evan Thomas, badly misremembering Reagan’s famous Boys of Pointe du Hoc speech, and opining about President Barack Obama:
Here’s the transcript of the relevant portion:
Well, we were the good guys in 1984, it felt that way. It hasn’t felt that way in recent years. So Obama’s had, really, a different task We’re seen too often as the bad guys. And he — he has a very different job from — Reagan was all about America, and you talked about it. Obama is ‘we are above that now.’ We’re not just parochial, we’re not just chauvinistic, we’re not just provincial. We stand for something — I mean in a way Obama’s standing above the country, above — above the world, he’s sort of God.”
Emphasis mine. Is this the same Evan Thomas who said, about Obama’s predecessor:
Well, our job is to bash the president, that’s what we do . . .