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Obama On Romney: ‘It’s Like Robin Hood In Reverse’

August 8, 2012 by  

Obama On Romney: ‘It’s Like Robin Hood In Reverse’
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Does Mitt Romney want to take from the poor to give to the rich?

At a fundraising stop in Connecticut on Monday, President Barack Obama compared Mitt Romney to everyone’s favorite green-tight-wearing, bow-carrying fictional character—Robin Hood. The speech was attended by hundreds of Obama supporters who each paid $500 to attend the event.

In regards to Romney’s philosophy of extending tax cuts on the wealthy, Obama remarked, “It’s like Robin Hood in reverse. It’s Romney Hood,” reported POLITCO.

Obama alluded to another fictional character in a scathing rebuke of Romney’s economic ideology. “They have tried to sell us this trickle-down, tax-cut fairy dust before. And guess what? It does not work. It didn’t work then, it won’t work now. It’s not a plan to create jobs, it’s not a plan to reduce our deficit, and it is not a plan to move our economy forward.”

However, there is no evidence that Robin Hood’s deceitful tactics improved the economy of Nottingham.

Bryan Nash

Staff writer Bryan Nash has devoted much of his life to searching for the truth behind the lies that the masses never question. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity and is the author of The Messiah's Misfits, Things Unseen and The Backpack Guide to Surviving the University. He has also been a regular contributor to the magazine Biblical Insights.

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