Pink Floyd: musicians in radio, TV, movies, and political commentary.
Reagan: an actor in radio, TV, movies and political commentary.
Pink Floyd: appeared in concerts with a large pig.
Reagan: appeared in movies with a small chimp.
Pink Floyd: Foresaw living on the dark side of the moon.
Reagan: Foresaw living in a shining city on a hill.
Pink Floyd said: "Tear down the wall." (1980)
Reagan misquoted Pink Floyd: "Tear down this wall." (1986)
Pink Floyd: Many statements suggest heavy drug use when young.
Reagan: Many statements suggest heavy drug use when young.
Pink Floyd: called one of their songs "Mother." (The Wall, 1980)
Reagan: called his wife "mommy."
Pink Floyd: sang a song called "Money."
Reagan: occasionally gave speeches for money.
Pink Floyd: mentioned Reagan in one of their songs (The Fletcher Memorial Home).
Reagan: forgot to mention Pink Floyd in one of his speeches.
Pink Floyd talking about school: "Teacher, leave those kids alone."
Reagan talking about school: "I never knew anything above Cs."
About Reagan, Margaret Thatcher reportedly said: "Poor dear, there's nothing
between his ears." (1988)
About Thatcher, Pink Floyd said: "Maggie, what have we done?" (The Final Cut, 1982).
Pink Floyd: claimed to be comfortably numb.
Reagan: was comfortably numb.
Pink Floyd: blamed people for pollution.
Reagan: blamed trees for pollution.
Pink Floyd: wrote "Welcome to the Machine." (Wish You Were Here,
Reagan: Ran the machine.
Pink Floyd: ended their most famous album with "Brain Damage."
Reagan: ended his presidency with brain damage.