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Submitted by Nosharia (United States), Jan 21, 2009 at 20:24

You can often tell a person's real character and beliefs when they make unguarded remarks. Obama made 2 during three during the campaign I will always remember because they were telling:

1. "They cling to their guns and religion too" (referring to Pennsylvanians)

2. " Let's share the wealth" (remark to Joe the Plumber)

3. "They keeping saying 'socialist' - since when is it a virtue to be selfish?"

Let the words speak for themselves. Don't read into them. Obama will very rarely be caught off guard, but when he does, the real person jumps right out at you.

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