Bill Clinton "Explains" Romney's Tax-Plan Math

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Oct. 16 2012 9:28 AM

Here's Bill Clinton "Explaining" the Math Behind Romney's Tax Plan

Team Obama, no doubt hoping to recapture some of the magic from Bill Clinton's barnburner of a DNC speech this summer, has again tapped the former president to fire up the base when it comes to Mitt Romney's tax proposals.

Here's the campaign latest Web video. It clocks in at more than two minutes, so it's highly unlikely that it will air on television in its current form. Nonetheless it may preview Obama's line of attack at tonight's debate, where the president is expected to be much more aggressive in going after his GOP challenger.

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. 

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