Obama Loves Reagan
Sean began his show with an interesting story in today’s online issue of Time magazine where listeners learn of President Obama’s love of former President Ronald Reagan. The article, written by Michael Scherer and Michael Duffy, tell the story of a recent visit by a small group of presidential historians who spent time briefing Obama on the history of his office. They wrote, “As the conversation progressed, , it became clear to several in the room that Obama seemed less interested in talking about Lincoln's team of rivals or Kennedy's Camelot than the accomplishments of an amiable conservative named Ronald Reagan. “Reagan spoke about his love for his country,” a frustrated Hannity shared, “Obama goes around the world apologizing for America while Reagan went around defending America.”
The snow fell hard in the New York City area and Sean spent some time lamenting about his childhood experiences shoveling. “When I was a kid, I had to shovel a driveway that seemed like an eternity,” Hannity recalled, “I eventually learned to shovel for money.” The North East was actually hit with another significant weather storm and it sounds like more could be on the way! It was so bad that President Obama’s motorcade was stranded in Washington while his helicopter was de-iced. Hopefully, the snow will slow Washington from spending but it’s highly doubtful.
Senator Joe Lieberman
Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman, who recently announced he won’t be running for re-election in 2012, joined Sean to discuss his decision. “I know you take a lot of heat from those on the left,” laughed Hannity, “We always have good discussions.” Lieberman laughed, “The left will always find a reason to criticize me and every now and then we even agree.” Hannity quickly interrupted saying, “We agree a lot on foreign policy issues.” Senator Lieberman is one of the truly independent leaders in Washington and Connecticut and America will miss him after 2012.
Joseph Isadore "Joe" Lieberman (born February 24, 1942) is the junior United States Senator from Connecticut. First elected to the Senate in 1988, Lieberman was elected to a fourth term on November 7, 2006. In the 2000 United States presidential election, Lieberman was the Democratic nominee for Vice President, running with presidential nominee Al Gore, becoming the first Jewish candidate on a major American political party presidential ticket. The Gore–Lieberman ticket won the popular vote but ultimately failed to gain the electoral votes needed to win the controversial election. Lieberman ran for re-election to the U.S. Senate while he was also Gore's running mate, and he was re-elected by the voters of Connecticut. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2004 presidential election.