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Obama's No Centrist

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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A balanced look at President Obama’s actions and expressions of personal belief, in aggregate, points to a mainstream liberal, not a centrist.

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Thomas Frank on The Magic Middle

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

If the Democrats in the House scuttle this thing, it's just clear as day what happens. Taxes go up on everybody on New Year's Eve. The Republicans take control of the House a week later. A week and a day later, they pass a package which I promise you, from the Democratic standpoint will be not nearly as good as what we have right now, and then they tell the story that the Democrats, a week ago, raised taxes on every single American and we came in our white horses and lowered them.

- Thomas Frank, columnist for Harper's Magazine, on the Brian Lehrer Show.

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No Labels: The Centrist View

Thursday, December 09, 2010

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There is a lot of alignment in the center. It just doesn’t come from a pre-packaged ideology. It’s just how people come to it naturally by looking at the issues.

-Soloman Kleinsmith, a centrist independent blogger attending the 'No Labels' launch in New York. 

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A Mandate for Governing from the Center

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Tuesday's results were a not a no-confidence vote against Obama, nor was it a vote for the Republicans’ platform. Polls indicate that voters are mad at everyone, Republicans and Democrats alike. They simply voted out the party in power.

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