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Ever wonder why a senior citizen would support Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan after they've promised to end Medicare as we know it and replace it with a voucher system?

Well, watch the following, and find out!

Here's a transcript for those without video:

ANNOUNCER: The following is a message from a concerned senior citizen.

ELDERLY WOMAN:  Barack Obama claims that the Romney-Ryan budget would end Medicare as we know it and replace it with a voucher system that will cost future senior citizens close to $6,000 more a year.

As a senior citizen you know what I say?  Good!  As long as I got mine!

See, it only effects those currently under 55.  So, what do I care?
I don't care if my children get Medicare!  They put me in a nursing home and they never come to visit me!

What do I care if they can or can't see a doctor?  To me, my children are already dead!

I HAVE NO SON!!!

Also, my grandchildren are a bunch of brats who track mud everywhere and broke my ceramic hippo collection.  Screw em!  Let those entitled millennials fend for themselves!

I'm a senior citizen who's perfectly happy that future generations are worse off than me... and I'm voting for Mitt Romney.

MITT ROMNEY: I'm Mitt Romney, and I approve this message.

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Comment Preferences

  •  Too bad the voice is of a fake senior citizen (0+ / 0-)

    Would have been more effective if they got a real senior to speak.

    Unfortunately that made the ad lose credibility.

    Just saying...

  •  Send Biden to the Villages (0+ / 0-)

    Thousands of voters--most of whom think they are Republicans. Explain this to them.

    If they go into a nursing home for more than 3 months, they are on Medicaid--or maybe, unless Romney/Ryan get elected.

    Then the state takes everything they have. Bushie changed the "look back period" to 5 years, so they can't give anything away the kids.

    If Romney is elected and they end up in a nursing home for any period of time. If they want anything to give to their children, they lose that option.

    Simple--clean--and a choice.

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