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Obama Slams Romney as an Outsourcing Pioneer in Tampa Speech

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It was perhaps the highlight of his Tampa speech -- President Obama slammed GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney for being an "outsourcing pioneer."

Here's what Obama said:

We can reform our tax code in a way that’s fair and responsible, which by the way means, let’s stop giving tax breaks to businesses that ship jobs and factories overseas.

Let’s reward companies that create jobs in manufacturing right here in the United States of America.

Mr. Romney disagrees with this.

Today it was reported in the Washington Post, that the companies his firm owned were pioneers in the outsourcing of America jobs to places like China and India.

Pioneers.

Let me tell you Tampa, we do not need an outsourcing pioneer in the Oval Office. We need a President who will fight for American jobs, and fight for American manufacturing.

That’s what my plan will do. That’s why I’m running for a second term as President of the United States.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTYwdN6g_V8