And all this time we’ve been lectured up and down by pundits on both the right and left how it’s wrong to call Obama a Socialist.

Via BuzzFeed:

It’s a reminder that the President presented himself as much more progressive during his time in Chicago. In this little-seen advertisement that ran in the Hyde Park Herald in 1996, Obama was listed on a panel sponsored by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), University of Chicago Democrats, and University of Chicago DSA. He also supported gay marriage back then.