See how evil this guy is? He wants to throw mom off Medicare! That’ll be the next line of attack. But it’s a bit curious how Paul Ryan mentioning this fact somehow wound up on the cutting room floor.
BOB SCHIEFFER: You’re going to have to see– you’re going to have to do a little selling.
PAUL RYAN: My mom is a Medicare senior in Florida. Our point is we need to preserve their benefits, because government made promises to them that they’ve organized their retirements around. In order to make sure we can do that, you must reform it for those of us who are younger. And we think these reforms are good reforms, that have bipartisan origins. They started from the Clinton commission in the late ’90s.
Schieffer is awarded for his perfidy with a gig hosting one of the presidential debates. Good grief.
This canard how Medicare is going to hurt Romney and Ryan in Florida apparently is news to the folks down there, where today Romney was greeted by overflow crowds in St. Augustine.
Romney waved to those who could not make in into the rally, apologizing they could not get everyone who turned out onto the lawn where the rally was held.
Channel 4’s Jason Law said thousands were lined up on King Street trying to get into the event. Those who couldn’t see Romney could still hear his speech and none seemed upset.
This isn’t welcome news to one of the commenters there practicing The New Civility.
Coming on the heels of massive crowds greeting the ticket this past weekend it won’t be long until Astroturf King David Axelrod is suggesting these crowds are somehow manufactured.