Originally Posted by alnorth
The silliest part of all this is that the GOP, the same GOP now cynically trying to make hay out of these "medicare cuts", have been trying to pass even larger cuts in medicare for years, and will continue to vote for steeper medicare cuts out of the house in the future.
The GOP was opposed to Medicare since it's inception and has been trying to kill it ever since. Lucky for them their base has the attention span of a concussed goldfish. DEATH PANELZZZ!