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Now who on earth could have ever anticipated that the Republicans would go after President Obama for cutting Social Security and Medicare???????

They're just getting started!

Reach Out And Touch Medicare
August 2011

Posted by: Research
For The Record…It Was Obama Who Offered To Cut Hundreds Of Billions In Medicare During The Debt Debate    
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OBAMA AND DEMOCRATS PUT MEDICARE CUTS IN DEBT CEILING DEAL

Take a look at their "research list." It's a doozy! And I'm sure it's on it's way to your email inbox from your favorite 85 year-old Republican Aunt Mary Jo any minute now:

DURING DEBT CEILING DEBATE, OBAMA OFFERED $650 BILLION IN CUTS TO MEDICARE, SOCIAL SECURITY, AND MEDICAID

The Republican "research list" is complete with a hot link to this:

As Digby says:

The President wanted a Grand Bargain, a Big Deal, a Great Compromise that would bring the two parties together to offer the necessary human sacrifices to the Market Gods. But he may have ended up being the sacrifice himself.

I'm sure your Aunt Mary Jo is rounding up her friends and family as we speak to go to her local GOP Town Hall to demand that the Republicans save Medicare and Social Security from the likes of President Obama and the Democrats.

Damn it all to hell.

Originally posted to irmaly on Thu Aug 04, 2011 at 12:44 PM PDT.

Also republished by The Amateur Left and The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party.

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