Romney endorses Ryan plan for ending Medicare

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    ...as we know it.

    One of the key stories of the day — perhaps the one that will have the greatest long term political impact — has to be that Mitt Romney has now fully embraced Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan.

    After previously hedging on the Ryan plan, Romney is now fully declaring his support for it, as a way to wound the surging Newt Gingrich among conservative voters. Newt, you’ll recall, famously referred to the Ryan plan as “right wing social engineering,” and Romney, in a post on his Web site, has revived this Newt quote, and is suggesting he’d sign it into law as president, in order to portray himself as the only true conservative in the race.


    Christmas comes early for the Democrats!

    Mitt Romney fully embraces Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan - The Plum Line - The Washington Post

    First question everyone should be asking themselves upon hearing this news?

    How long before Romney tries to flip-flop out from under this one?
     
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    Romney endorses everything at least once.
     
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    Welcome to the back of the bus Mitt. You've just lost the election.
     
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    Any thinking person realizes that the status quo can't remain.
     
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    Any good politician knows that Medicare is pretty much untouchable at this point and time... and no... it's not sustainable while we are fighting a war and keeping the damned Bush tax cuts around.
     
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    It was designed to be unsustainable. And it's not untouchable in the least. Perpetuating a lie makes you enslaved to a lie.
     
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    How come it doesn't matter to the pub/bags that Ryan's "plan" is unworkable and will require raising the debt ceiling?
     
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    Don't worry his endorsement in no way changes his views.
     
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    Leaving people to die, or spend every last dime trying to get Health Care is a reasonable option? Most retirees don't have the damned money to spend on private health insurance. You have to know this.
     
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    People have survived thousands of years without government assistance. they will continue to do so even if we reform or abolished the current system.
     

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