'Using it as an example'; that is a mighty fine piece of spin you just attempted. Emphasis on 'attempted'.
Video embedded below.
He wasn't being dishonest or flip-flopping or shaking an Etch-a-Sketch. He was just providing one example of an income level that will be paying higher taxes. There are other, lower income levels that will pay higher taxes; but he just wanted to point out that one "example."
Just a "fer instance." Certainly not an attempt to con people into thinking Obama's tax plans are less ambitious than they actually are."