Eugene Robinson: Republicans steal Medicare from the DemocratsQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Who knew? In the hall-of-mirrors parallel universe where the Republican National Convention is taking place, the GOP stands tall and proud as the party of Medicare. Mitt Romney's campaign brain trust claimed to welcome a fight with President Obama over the future of Medicare. I say 'claimed' because the Romney team surely recognizes that putting Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on the ticket means not being able to run away from Ryan's plan -- endorsed by House Republicans -- to transform Medicare into a voucher program.|
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