Obama: Guy On Stage Was Not The ‘Real Mitt Romney’

October 4, 2012 8:42 a.m.

President Obama accused Mitt Romney of dancing around his own positions in Wednesday night’s debate at a rally in Denver, Colorado Thursday morning, saying that the man on stage with him during the debate was not “the real Mitt Romney.” 

“When I got on to the stage, I met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be Mitt Romney,” Obama said. “The man on stage last night does not want to be held accountable for the real Mitt Romney’s decisions…for the last year.”

Obama continued: “So Gov. Romney may dance around his positions, but if you want to be president, you owe the American people the truth… So here’s the truth: Gov. Romney cannot pay for his $5 trillion tax plan” without blowing up the deficit or burdening the middle class, he said.

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