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A screengrab from satirical political “Romney Girl” video

Meet the Romney Girl – a Swiss caricature lampooning Mitt Romney over his wealth, Bain Capital tenure and resistance to outside pressure to release his tax records before 2010.

"I'm a Romney girl, in a Romney world. Life is taxless. It's fantastic," sings the fictitious Miss Swiss, a former tax consultant for offshore bank accounts at a major bank in Geneva, Switzerland. "Silver tip your hair, tax shelters everywhere. Outsource nation, Bain is his creation," she continues.

Miss Swiss is the secret source, as the satirical Romney Girl website indicates, behind an allegation that has been circulating in real-life Washington D.C. politics that Mr. Romney used his Swiss account to avoid paying any income tax for a decade.

The song is set to the music and lyrics of Barbie Girl by the Danish-Norwegian pop group Aqua. The Agenda Project Action Fund is behind the joke video. The group's founder, Erica Payne, worked with the Democratic National Committee during the 1996 re-election campaign.

The actual presidential campaigns have not exactly been taking the higher ground in a deeply negative election campaign. This week, they hit a few low – and arguably silly – notes.

Campaigning in Connecticut yesterday, President Barack Obama described his opponent's tax plan policy as "Romney Hood."

"It's like Robin Hood in reverse," said Mr. Obama.

Responding during a Fox News interview, Mr. Romney described the allegation as "Obamaloney."

Mr. Obama has not escaped ridicule in song format.

This parody of Gotye's hit song Somebody That I Used to Know by JustNew Productions takes a dig at Mr. Obama and the disappointment felt by many in his presidency.

"You took Obamacare so far. But you left me like a dog strapped on Romney's car," sings the disillusioned Obama supporter in the song Obama That I Used to Know.

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