Some have charged that Obama’s recently unearthed audio from 1998 saying, “I actually believe in redistribution” is a stretch that Romney is trying to use to move his 47% don’t pay taxes “gaffe” off the MSM radar.
They have called it a “stretch” because, so they say, this was something Obama said fourteen years ago and doesn’t necessarily reflect what he believes now.
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That only works if Obama’s views have changed. They obviously have not, as Obama’s “spread the wealth around” comment to Joe the Plumber in 2008 and his “You didn’t build that” speech fit perfectly with this socialist mindset.