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Dismissing the Story


This is how Ben Smith at Politico handles a major story about Obama’s socialist, constitutional, and world views. That is Obama’s own voice. Those are his own thoughts. That’s 2001, way after Obama’s eighth birthday. But to Smith, it’s just more oppo stuff we can expect in the last days of the campaign. So, Obama’s explicit embrace of “redistributing” wealth, his lament that the Warren Court wasn’t radical enough to redistribute wealth, and his criticism that the Constitution doesn’t explicitly allow for redistributing wealth is of no consequence. The revelation is to be viewed as nothing more than a political tactic by those who uncovered it and are talking about it. Pathetic.    


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