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Response to Motown_Johnny (Reply #7)

Thu Dec 22, 2011, 08:43 PM

14. The MSM is giving them cover. Hardly mentioning Medicare.

They may hope to create a Medicare panic on January 1 and claim "Obama could have averted this disaster with an executive decree. Obama is the one who is killing Medicare."

Recall that the press first tried to blame Newt's shutdown of the federal government on Bill Clinton. Only later did people realize that it was Newt's idea.

If they succeed in shaking people's faith in Medicare, they will fulfilled the private health care industry's wishes, and they will get big fat Super Pac checks next fall that will enable them to buy lots of airtime claiming "Obama killed Medicare!" And the press will back them up.

Anyone who says this could not happen was not paying attention in July when the WaPo started the Big Lie "Obama wants to abolish Medicare" based on no evidence---and DU bought the lie hook line and sinker.

Watch the WaPo carefully. If the House does not act before Christmas and the cuts are going through, the WaPo will be the first to start suggesting that Obama created the crisis, not the House.

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