On July 17 in Cincinnati, Obama took as a talking point, without denying it had been said, the question of Romney as felon, offering in the process a malapropism of some magnitude:
When asked whether he thought Romney’s actions were criminal as a top aide implied a few days earlier, the president steered away. “I think that the issue here is simply for Mr. Romney to talk about his business background in a way that jives with the facts,” he said. [italics added]
Moreover, discussing in this interview what makes the economy work, he opposes Romney for saying if big investors do well, everyone does well, offering his position that if middle class does well, everybody does well — probably a fair capsule statement of supply-side vs. consumption-side economics.
Question is, however, what makes middle class do well?