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    Question "Obama is four clicks to my left"

    Hello,

    What is the meaning of this sentence (in bold)?

    Obama is four clicks to my left on most issues. He is inadequate on the greatest moral challenge of our day: the $9.7 trillion in new debt being created this decade. He has misread the country, imagining a hunger for federal activism that doesn't exist. But he is still the most realistic and reasonable major player in Washington.
    I know one of the meanings of "clicks" is miles. But I don't know whether this sentence means he is too far to the left from the author's view point.

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: "Obama is four clicks to my left"

    Quote Originally Posted by Olympian View Post
    Hello,

    What is the meaning of this sentence (in bold)?
    Obama is four clicks to my left on most issues. He is inadequate on the greatest moral challenge of our day: the $9.7 trillion in new debt being created this decade. He has misread the country, imagining a hunger for federal activism that doesn't exist. But he is still the most realistic and reasonable major player in Washington.
    I know one of the meanings of "clicks" is miles. But I don't know whether this sentence means he is too far to the left from the author's view point.

    Thank you.
    Olympian, you are correct!
    ...'this sentence means he is too far to the left from the author's view point.'

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    Default Re: "Obama is four clicks to my left"

    Thank you amigos4 and Gillnetter. :)

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