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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)
( 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?


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.

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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