When one supports massive expansion of government spending and regulation, coupled with a rejection of religious freedom, people understand where those views fall on the ideological spectrum.

More voters than ever consider Mitt Romney a conservative, but President Obama is still viewed as further to the political left than Romney is to the right. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 71% of Likely U.S. Voters describe Obama as a liberal, up just slightly from earlier this year but the highest finding since December 2010