The Real Deal on 10 Lies About Obama
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 16, 2009 2:45 PM CDT
President Barack Obama gestures during a joint news conference with the South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Opponents are saying a lot of things about President Obama that just aren’t true. Mark Halperin clears up the record in Time. Obama ...

  • has Israeli security interests at heart.
  • is not blind to the costs of a revamped health care system.
  • "is not captive to his party's liberal interest groups."
  • "is not captive to liberals in Congress."

  • is already gearing up for the 2012 election.
  • is unperturbed by the "right-wing Freak Show echo chamber."
  • "is a free marketeer."
  • has more support from his base than Reagan did.
  • is hawkish on fighting terrorists.
  • "likes a lot of Republicans."