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04/18/2012 03:44 pm ET Updated Jun 18, 2012

Why Obama Is Not A True Liberal

A slim majority of Americans, 51%, say Barack Obama's political views are "too liberal," a greater percentage than believe his main Republican challenger, Mitt Romney (33%), is "too conservative."

Is Barack Obama a Liberal? Well, maybe once upon a time, but today, no way.

Just take a look at the history (and don't feel bad if you're surprised and disappointed. Your author sure was and he should have known better).

The below is from The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama [Viking, $32.95].