Who said that? Dems and GOP display dizzying shift on Medicare rhetoric: Page 8 of 10

Scare tactics

THEN

altObama, Aug. 12, 2009

"Every time we come close to passing health insurance reform, the special interests fight back with everything they've got. They use their influence. They use their political allies to scare and mislead the American people. They start running ads. This is what they always do. We can't let them do it again. Not this time. Not now."

NOW

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), May 20, 2011

"While Democrats do nothing to save Medicare from collapse, they have tried to scare seniors by mischaracterizing real solutions to strengthen and save the program and using those efforts as a political weapon."


THEN & NOW:

The effects of reform | On rationing | Electoral consequences
Life or death (part 1) | Life or death (part 2) | "Granny"
Scare tactics | Asking for civility | "Grown up" solutions


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