Obama a Fiscal Conservative?

Ruben Navarrette Jr. has an editorial on CNN that says many of the things I was thinking during Obama’s speech last night. Here’s the link.

Basically, Obama in talking about economics said many things that sounded like people should work hard and take responsibility for their lives and economic well-being. Much of what he said sounded very fiscally conservative even if he was meaning to imply that the government should take care of people. As Navarrette said, it was a little confusing exactly what he was saying. Then again, that’s what Obama’s whole campaign has been like. I’m not saying it’s wrong or bad it’s just that with that part of the speech Obama sounded very moderate, or even conservative, which his voting history and past statements don’t support.