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GOP Kills Dem Talking Point
Washington Free Beacon, by Staff

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/1/2012 5:35:09 AM

The ways in which the Romney-Ryan ticket beat Democrats on Medicare talking points are detailed in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal. Dan Senor and Peter Wehner say the Republicans won on one major issue, Medicare, despite losing the presidential election: That was supposed to be impossible. Republicans were warned that if their nominee made even sympathetic noises about Medicare reform, it would be politically poisonous. Mitt Romney, to his great credit, ignored the warnings. He not only endorsed structural reforms for Medicare, he chose as his running mate

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The WSJ piece is behind the subscription wall, so this is the next best thing.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/1/2012 6:48:38 AM     (No. 9042528)

This isn´t much of a consolation prize.Fact is the far left AARP has been completely co-opted by Obama and their members are being thoroughly brainwashed by their newsletters.Eventually,Obama wants United Health to get all of the Medicare Advantage business by wiping out it´s competitors.This was part of the deal to get the AARP to support Obamacare.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Brittany, 12/1/2012 8:49:51 AM     (No. 9042662)

It´s a big deal when you remember that one reason Santorum lost his seat is that he tried so hard to get this on the table. Now if the ignorant seniors would have listened to the promise not to touch their benefits, we could have had significant inroads on this financial problem. Instead the Dems are talking about raiding young people´s retirement plans to throw their money at the´deserving´ and gain more supplicants and power.

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