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Why Obama's approval ratings have dropped

Columnist Charles Krauthammer has a simple explanation for President Obama's drop in approval ratings: He's too liberal. "This out-of-nowhere, least-known of presidents dropped the veil most dramatically in the single most important political event of 2009, his Feb. 24 first address to Congress," Krauthammer wrote. "With remarkable political honesty and courage, Obama unveiled the most radical (in American terms) ideological agenda since the New Deal: the fundamental restructuring of three pillars of American society — health care, education and energy. Then began the descent — when, more amazingly still, Obama devoted himself to turning these statist visions into legislative reality."

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