Remember when we elected a President who promised to usher in a new era of meaningful politics, an end the days of partisanship for only the sake of partisanship, and rising above cheap personal attacks?  Good times, good times:

Adding a new attack line on Monday to his stump speech, the president railed against rival Mitt Romney’s tax proposals, saying they amount to “Robin Hood in reverse.”

“It’s Romney Hood,” the president added to loud applause from 500 supporters in a Stamford, Connecticut ballroom.

Obama’s campaign isn’t yet indicating whether the “Romney Hood” line will remain part of the president’s stump speech.

If he does, he’s going to have to explain it to his supporters, who didn’t quite get the reference:

In a sign of the times, a lot of people apparently have missed the Robin Hood reference entirely and have mistaken #RomneyHood for a place … a very bad place. But if you’re going to get the story wrong, you might as well get it really wrong, right?

However, as Twitchy also noted, conservatives reminded everyone that Robin Hood stole from the ruling class to give to the poor — the poor Saxons who had been taxed into poverty:

So maybe Obama should have someone explain the story to him before he gets around to explaining it to his supporters.

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