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This chart shows why President Obama is universally considered left of center or Perfectly Centrist, while any other assessment is unthinkable, laughable, and especially, unspeakable.  Let’s agree that’s a huge Change since President Bush.

If you think there are important policies missing from the balance shown, offer them and let's collaborate on a more accurate chart.

UPDATE: Once the defensive would-be censors calmed down, there were reader contributions and lots of consensus, reflected in the updated chart, although the left side still is awfully light.  

We all agreed that no rational person should put the blue items in with policies, but without them the left side would be even lighter, putting Obama squarely on the right.  Thus they remain in the chart so as not to exclude people's common irrational ideas about Obama.

The only factually contested item is in orange.

Originally posted to David L on Mon Mar 14, 2011 at 01:41 PM PDT.

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