Obama: a billionaire should pay the same tax rate as a Jew?

Don’t look at me like that. That’s what the man said:

In fairness, he meant to say “janitor,” not “Jew,” and immediately corrected himself. Still, it’s an interesting mistake to make, given that he spent 20 years in the church of a racist, antisemitic pastor.

Perhaps his Freudian slip was showing?

via Jim Geraghty’s Morning Jolt.

(Crossposted at Sister Toldjah)

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4 Responses to Obama: a billionaire should pay the same tax rate as a Jew?

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