By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers
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Interviewer Larry King’s on-camera politics are inscrutable. But the CNN host comes clean about his lefty views in his autobiography, My Remarkable Journey, which landed in bookstores this week. King worries the disclosures might affect his objective image. “I talked to officials at CNN about it,” he says. “But if you’re writing an autobiography, you’d be comatose not to have opinions on certain things. You hit a certain age and if you don’t have opinions, people think there’s something the matter.” King says his left-of-center politics—anti-Iraq war, against the death penalty, and for a sturdy social safety net—grew out of his childhood in Depression Brooklyn.