Read it here first:
"Next thing you know, President Obama is going to try to get Reagan as his running mate for 2012. Imagine the commercials" — Ira Stoll column, "Distorting Reagan's Record," Reason.com, July 18, 2011.
Barack Obama campaign commercial featuring Ronald Reagan, April 6, 2012 (also embedded below.)
One difference, of course, is that Reagan was talking about closing loopholes in the context of an overall lowering of tax rates from the prior administration, including on the "rich." President Obama has done nothing on tax simplification or "reform," he just wants to raise rates and complicate the tax code by imposing a special Buffett Tax on some taxpayers.