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Goodbye, Political Spin, Hello Blatant Lies;Black is white, up is down, and Republicans are defenders of Medicare.

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' You might imagine that Republicans would respond to the manifest unpopularity of their health care position by, actually changing their position.  What they’ve chosen to do instead is lie, insisting that black is white and up is down.  The true Republican position on health care has been clear and consistent for decades: The party hates, the idea of government action to make essential health care available to all citizens, regardless of income or medical history,  and this includes hatred of Medicare&  the Affordable Care Act.But Republicans have a problem here: The policies they hate, and Democrats love, are extremely popular. And they aren’t just lying about their own position. They’re also lying about their opponents’. Incredibly, Republicans have spent the years since passage of the A.C.A. accusing Democrats of wanting to destroy Medicare.'

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