Monday, August 27, 2012
The Democrats Are Simply Lying About Medicare
In their attempt to run away from this new reality, the Democrats have found themselves pushed into a series of increasingly implausible and unserious defenses and seemed to be losing ground on Medicare, which they had hoped might be their strongest issue this year.
“So what will they do?” I asked him.
He didn’t hesitate: “They’ll just lie.”
He thought they would revert to the same story they have told for years — Republicans will increase seniors’ costs and destroy Medicare and Democrats won’t — and assume that people will just believe it.
That certainly made sense, and we now know he was right. On Saturday, the Obama campaign released [an] ad attacking the Romney Medicare proposal. The ad doesn’t walk some sort of narrow line between misleading and deceiving, it’s just simply a pack of lies from top to bottom...
(From Yuval Levin's "They’ll Just Lie." Read the whole post right here at NRO's The Corner.)