The misplaced adulation of Reagan has reportedly affected more than just Republican rhetoric, and seems to have had an impact on policy. Former president George W. Bush told reporters he "honestly thought" everyone wanted him to follow in Reagan's footsteps, which led him to emulate the 40th president's out-of-control deficit spending, fealty to the super-rich, and illegal wars.
Thanks for the laughs, Onion.
In other news: simple charts explain how 90% of Americans get almost nothing. (Hint: it's "class warfare" when working people want a fair wage and health insurance. via Wonkette.)
Notice the correct spelling and grammar on the signs (huffpost via google).
And I didn't even mention the Koch brothers (via fresh air).