Obama Debuts ‘Romney Hood’

    US President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign event in Leesburg, VA, August 2, 2012.    AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

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    The legend of Robin Hood touts that the outlaw stole from the rich to give to the poor. Debuting a new attack line, Barack Obama is now calling rival Mitt Romney “Robin Hood in reverse.” Romney’s tax proposal would require the middle class to pay more in taxes “so he could give another $250,000 to those making more than $3 million a year,” Obama said at a fund-raiser in Connecticut. “It’s Romney Hood.” Romney’s spokesperson called the attack false.

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