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Obama denies that he is a socialist

President Obama says he believes in the free market. 

By Jeffrey TuckerGuest blogger / February 25, 2010

President Obama discusses the economy at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington Wednesday.

J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

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Not at all, he says; instead, he is an "ardent believer in the free market." (Yes, he said that.)

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I seem to recall that Bush said the same thing. In the same way that inflation is not the Fed's doing, no one is actually growing government. It just happens by the forces of history - or something like that.

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