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Obama: ‘I Would Be Considered a Moderate Republican’ in the 1980s"
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Obama: ‘I Would Be Considered a Moderate Republican’ in the 1980s
By Elizabeth Harrington
December 14, 2012


President Obama told Univision 23 that his policies are “so mainstream.” (AP Photo)
(CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama says he would be “considered a moderate Republican” in the 1980s because his policies are “so mainstream.”

In an interview with Univision 23 on Thursday, a Spanish station based in Miami, the president was asked about the perception among some Americans that he has a socialist vision for the country.

“One issue that Cuban-Americans are worried about is, they believe that you favor a socialist model for our country,” Obama was asked, according to a transcript of the interview compiled by The Hill. “Cubans and Venezuelans especially because of what they have gone through. What do you think of that?”


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“The truth of the matter is that my policies are so mainstream that if I had set the same policies that I had back in the 1980s, I would be considered a moderate Republican,” he said.

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/obama-i-would-be-consid...


What a very startling statement for a Democratic President to make. Too bad Obama did not admit this back in 2007. Yet, Hillary was to his right.

So, who the hell is a Democrat supposed to vote for anymore?
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