Monday, August 27, 2012

UK: Romney attacks Obama on Medicare

The Guardian

Mitt Romney defends Massachusetts healthcare record in attack on Obama

Former governor releases ad claiming the president would strip $700bn from Medicare as healthcare issue takes centre stage.

In a growing indication that both campaign teams are seeking to make the running on the issue, Romney said he was "very proud" of the healthcare system he introduced to Massachusetts, while claiming that Barack Obama would strip $700bn from Medicare.

It comes a day after Obama used to his weekly radio address to slam his opponents for wanting to turn the much-cherished insurance safety net for seniors into a "voucher system" that would "effectively end Medicare as we know it".

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