RNC - Gibbs: Biden was right, middle class buried under Obama

The Obama campaign agrees with Biden – the middle class has been buried under Obama. On This Week…Gibbs: “I don’t think that was a gaffe.” Stephanopoulos: “He said they were buried the last four years.”

Obama Campaign: Biden Was Right, Middle Class "Buried" Under Obama

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Obama Adviser Robert Gibbs Said Biden’s Comment About The Middle Class Being “Buried” The Last Four Years Was Not A Gaffe. ABC’s GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: “Let’s look ahead to the vice presidential debate this week: Joe Biden coming up. He kind of stepped in it a little bit this week with the comment about the middle class being buried the last four years. Take a look.” VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN: “How they can justify, how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that’s been buried the last four years! How in Lord’s name can they justify raising their taxes with these tax cuts?” STEPHANOPOULOS: “Two questions: is there more pressure on the Vice President now to be aggressive coming off the President's debate, and are you worried about gaffes like that?” OBAMA ADVISER ROBERT GIBBS: “Well, look, I don’t think that was a gaffe, George, because I think what the Vice President was talking about is what he’s talked about every day which is a series of eight years of – ” STEPHANOPOULOS: “He said they were buried the last four years.” (ABC’s “This Week,” 10/7/12)