The Greatest Hits Of Barack Obama’s Liberal 1990s

The Romney campaign is dwelling on a video on the Drudge Report today in which Obama praises redistribution. He was pretty openly liberal back then.

1. Obama in 1998: I was not a huge fan of Clinton welfare reform.

2. Obama In 1998: “I Actually Believe In Redistribution”

Obama in 1998: I probably would have voted against Clinton’s welfare reform plan.

4. Obama appeared at 1996 event hosted by a Socialist group.

5. Obama in 1999: I did not support Clinton’s welfare reform plan.

6. Obama in 1996: “I favor legalizing same-sex marriages,and would fight efforts to prohibit such marriages.”

7. 1996:Obama questionnaire says he supports banning assault weapons, handguns.

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8. In 1994, Obama criticized Clinton’s “values” pitch.

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