Biden tried to explain away Obama's "spread the wealth around" comment by flatly that this is Obama's objective.
Why is the Obama-Biden campaign so furiously backpedaling from Obama's wealth redistribution views? Because as Americans seriously think through what Obama is saying, they will realize that if he is elected, he will be the most leftist president this country has ever had.
Need more proof? Here is a video that features an Obama interview from 2001 which gives a glimpse of what prompted him to say he wants to "spread the wealth around."