“Socialist” As Political Slur

Posted by | June 4, 2012 16:01 | Filed under: Top Stories

Submitted by Karthik

Calling someone you disagree with a “socialist” became popular with Barack Obama in office; but, of course, it’s not accurate.

Ezra Klein, a blogger and columnist for The Washington Post, tackled the issue recently in a posting headlined “Barack Obama: Worst. Socialist. Ever.”

Klein cited data indicating that the government sector of the economy shrank during the past three years.

“If President Obama is truly a socialist,” Klein wrote, “then he’s not a very good one.”

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