Taylor Marsh, discussing the election of Francoise Hollande as president of France:
Anyone trying to associate [President] Obama with socialism is not only ignorant of the latter, but knows absolutely nothing about the former.
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There's little I can add to this at the moment. When I'm observing what passes for a discussion of economics in the news or on opinion shows, I'm astonished at the lack of basic understanding of both on the part of most participants.
President Obama is a socialist in the same way that I'm a rabid St. Bernard. Less, actually, because on occasion, I'll pretend otherwise. Obama, to my knowledge, has never even tried to make a pretense of being a socialist.