Obama Speaks the Truth to a Child, Right-Wingers Go Bananas

Somebody must have had to fetch a double dose of smelling salts for Hot Air's Ed Morrissey -- he's freaking out (as are others on the right) over a campaign clip in which Barack Obama tells a child at a campaign appearance,


America is ... , uh, is no longer, uh ... what it could be, what it once was. And I say to myself, I don't want that future for my children.
Watch it:


Er, kids? If it's not permissible to say that America is less great at some moments than it is at other moments, then I guess the guy on this 1980 campaign button is a big fat commie:

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