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Obama slaps Orlando TV for 'Marxist' question



The Obama campaign reportedly canceled a planned Jill Biden appearance on Orlando's WFTV-Ch. 9 after Barbara West's interview with Joe Biden, where, among other things, she asked Biden whether Barack Obama shares Karl Marx's philosophy. Q: You may recognize this famous quote: "From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs." That's from Karl Marx. How is Sen. Obama not being a Marxist if he intends to spread the wealth around?" Biden: "Are you joking? Is this a joke?"

[Last modified: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 4:40pm]


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