Mr. President, Jew say janitor?


I’m not sure if the Daily Caller’s Jamie Weinstein is having fun with this (I hope he is), but if he is not, let me point out that "Jew" is a one-syllable, vowel-ended word, and that there are a lot of words (and malapropisms) that could start out with "Ju—"

Here’s how Weinstein transcribes it:

If asking a billionaire to pay the same tax rate as a Jew — as a janitor — makes me a warrior for the working class, I wear that as a badge of honor.”

If Obama is a) indeed a socialist and does indeed think that b) Jews are akin to janitors, we’re not doing so badly, right?

UPDATE: It seems the L.A. Times thinks he was saying "Jew" as well. This is as unserious as it gets. Bob Somerby, please weigh in!

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