“Facts” False Obama for America Debunked
As I’m sure you saw in The Bader Nation’s last article, President Obama has cut 700 Billion from Medicare, and both Obama and Deputy Campaign Manger Stephanie Cutter admitted they cut that money from medicare. However, the Obama campaign is putting out more lies.
0:07 ”Now Mitt Romney is attacking President Obama on….Medicare?”
First seven seconds and something is wrong. No actually, the Obama campaign and the Democrats criticized Paul Ryan’s plan for Medicare claiming that it was going to kill the elderly (Wrong, but this can be discussed in a later post). So, Mitt Romney is fighting back, not attacking.
0:08 “Non-partisan AARP”
Yes, because a group that lobbies for Democrat legislation and is notorious for its left leaning views is “non-partisan”. Ha. That’s funny.
How can you strengthen benefits when you cut 700 billion from a program? You can’t. You might be able to increase the benefits in Obamacare though.
Not to mention, didn’t the DNC claim that “Obamacare” was a rude term and it shouldn’t be used? Oh well,
0:22 “would undermine the market power of Medicare and could lead to higher cost for seniors.”
Second, we must discuss the Paul Ryan plan. As you may know, Medicare is broke. There is no more money. This is well-known fact. So, Paul Ryan created a plan that says if you are 55 and older you will keep your exact same medicare. If you are under the age of 55, you have the option to keep your medicare or switch to private insurance. You know, so you don’t have to be in a program that’s broke.
Knowing this, this statement changes a little bit. Firstly, the Obama campaign is selectively highlighting. The whole statement is “would undermine THE MARKET POWER of Medicare and could lead to higher cost for seniors.” Notice how the Obama ad left out “the market power”. Truth is, that makes sense. You see, if you have people who logically decided that they want private insurance rather than Medicare, they leave Medicare. When they leave Medicare, Medicare has fewer people and thus loses some MARKET POWER to other insurance companies. Also, if seniors WANT to opt out of Medicare, they ARE ABLE to pick whatever insurance they want which COULD lead to higher premiums, but not necessarily. Truth is, this quote is a bunch of smoke, but doesn’t mean much. It’s just a threat to scare seniors.
The Obama campaign is once AGAIN caught lying in the act. Let’s vote them out.