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Obama Renews "Social Darwinism" Attack

In a speech yesterday to the nation's newspaper editors, President Obama rehashed an old attack on the Republican Party slamming their budget as "thinly veiled social Darwinism." The attack is one familiar to the President. During his time as a Senator — as in this 2006 clip — and in his initial campaign for President, Obama warned that Republicans would leave you "on your own."

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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