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Was President Nixon more economically left wing than Obama?

Barack Obama may be a liberal Democrat, but his economic policies are to the right of Richard Nixon’s. In 1969, Nixon proposed a guaranteed minimum income for every American and it almost was signed into law. How far we have come. These days, even the most left wing Democrat Congress would not dare favour a policy that was once easily advocated by a conservative Republican. If they did, they would certainly be denounced as socialists. “We are all Keynesians…

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