By Amie Parnes - 08/22/12 07:26 PM EDT
Appearing at a high school gym in Las Vegas, Obama lambasted Romney and his running mate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for wanting to slash the number of teachers and education programs by nearly 20 percent across the country as part of their economic proposals.
During the speech, Obama was interrupted for a few moments by a protester. The crowd reacted to the heckler by chanting, “Four More Years!”
Obama piled on. “That young man probably needed a good teacher,” he said.
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