The PolitiFact guide to Medicare attack lines

Barack Obama has slashed Medicare by $500 billion. Mitt Romney and House Republicans want to end Medicare. And a new board is going to ration care so Washington can waste more money. Believe any of that? You shouldn’t. But it’s what the political ads likely will be saying between now and Election Day in November. We have some advice for voters sorting out the claims: Believe nothing you hear in a 30-second TV ad.

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - May. 7, 2012

Rather strange journalism, as Politifact uses it's own much challenged evaluations as expert testimony for making more statements and evaluations. Politifact's lie of the year selection has been especially attacked as being essentially a much spun lie that ignores the essence of the situation.

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