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WATCH: MSNBC host skewers Obama over his 18.4% tax rate

WATCH: MSNBC host skewers Obama over his 18.4% tax rate

Happy Tax Day, everyone! While many of us were scrambling to file our returns, the Obamas released their tax information — and this morning, Joe Scarborough made it abundantly clear that he was not happy with what he saw. After years of asserting the wealthy should pay their “fair share,” he charged, President Obamahimself paid 18.4 percent in taxes on an income of roughly $608,000? “The hypocrisy in mind boggling.”

After attacking Mitt Romney for how much he pays in taxes, Scarborough couldn’t help but note that “class warrior” Obama isn’t paying a particularly high rate either. “And he talks about fairness?”

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