Actually, the leftist navel-gazer Pat Conroy would never say anything like this. But the man who played him in the movies, Jon Voight, did:
If, God forbid, we live to see Mr. Obama president, we will live through a socialist era that America has not seen before, and our country will be weakened in every way.
–Jon Voight, My Concerns For America, July 28, 2008
As an aside, Voight played the lead in my personal Greatest Movie of All Time, Runaway Train.
Update: Conroy did come to his senses a few years back.