Obama Gaffes, Says Billionaires Should Pay the Same Tax Rate 'As A Jew'
And then corrects himself -- "janitor" was the word he was looking for. This clip is from his speech to the Congressional Black Caucus over the weekend.
“When you start saying, at a time when the top one-tenth of one percent have seen their incomes go up four or five times over the last twenty years, and folks at the bottom have seen their incomes decline, and your response is that you want poor folks to pay more? Give me a break!
“If asking a billionaire to pay the same tax rate as a Jew — as a janitor — makes me a warrior for the working class, I wear that as a badge of honor.”