Rick Perry: Barack Obama is a Socialist

Posted: Nov 21, 2011 1:00 PM

Rick Perry may not be good at explaining his policy stances in debates, but at least he's willing to call Barack Obama a socialist, unlike his competition Mitt Romney. Michele Bachmann and Newt Gingrich have also described Obama as a socialist.


Question for Romney: If Obama takes his socialist ideas from a socialist Europe, doesn't that make him a socialist? Not only is Romney off in his classification of Obama as simply a "big spending liberal," he's also in disagreement with the majority of the country about how to classify Obama's policy stances.

55 percent of likely voters think “socialist” is a reasonably accurate way of describing Obama