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Paul Ryan to Seniors: "Medicare Should Not Be a Piggybank for Obamacare"

upwithRomney Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 7:54 PM
It is not the poorer seniors that get medicare advantage. Usually it is the more wealthy seniors. We have to stop saying things that are wrong. We are losing credibility by insisting things that are not true.

Standing behind a sign that said “Protect and Strengthen Medicare,” Paul Ryan addressed a crowd of enthusiastic seniors this morning in Florida at The Villages, the world’s largest retirement community. And standing by his side when he took the stage was none other than his 80-year-old mother Betty, a Florida resident and Medicare recipient herself:

Ryan sought to reassure seniors that his and Mitt Romney’s plans for Medicare were intended to preserve the program’s benefits for current recipients while shoring it up for future generations as well. He also hit President Obama...