Stumping in Ohio, Obama hits Romney with ‘silver spoon’

Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 10:56am

With general-election campaigns gearing up, President Obama on Wednesday aimed to craft a sharp contrast between himself and his likely GOP opponent, Mitt Romney, telling an Ohio crowd, “I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth.”

Speaking before a backdrop of community college students — while trying to tout his efforts to help job seekers find work — Obama sought to empathize with the working-class audience.

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