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Obama Says People Who Call Him a Socialist Should Meet "Real Socialists"

President Obama on Tuesday dismissed critics who call him a "socialist," suggesting they meet some real socialists if they think he's one.

"People call me a socialist sometimes," he said at the Wall Street Journal CEO Summit, addressing 100 top business leaders.

"But, no, you gotta meet real socialists. You’ll have a sense of what a socialist is," he said to laughter from the crowd.

Source: Politico. Read full article. (link)

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  • Calvin Coolidge||

    He's not a socialist, but he plays one on TV.

  • John C. Randolph||

    Real socialists? Like his buddy Bill Ayres?


  • GroundTruth||

    Everything he does is just baby steps, but they all lead to full blown socialism eventually. That is his goal, make no mistake.

  • AlgerHiss||

    “…he said to laughter from the crowd.”

    That laughter from the crowd is more disturbing than some skinny little Marxist’s lie that he’s no socialist.

    Intelligent, mature people that respect freedom and liberty would have responded with dead silence and eyes glaring with true, deserved hatred.

  • lap83||

    Maybe they were laughing about the funny ways they were thinking up to destroy him.