Obama Adopts Healthcare Ideas He Condemned McCain For

Not long ago, the Moonbat Messiah was denouncing John McCain for wanting to finance a healthcare plan with cuts to Medicare and Medicaid:

But now, everything has Changed. From Sunday’s Washington Compost:

President Obama yesterday outlined measures to trim spending on federal health programs for the elderly and the poor by an additional $313 billion over the next decade, bringing his total proposed savings close to the amount necessary to cover the cost of his signature health-care plan, a top adviser said.

In his weekly radio address, Obama proposed limiting the growth of Medicare fee-for-service payments, taking hospitals and other health-care providers at their word that they will reduce costs. … The president also called for reducing payments to drug companies that serve Medicare recipients. …

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In February, Obama’s budget request set aside $635 billion for health-care reform, about half in cuts to Medicare and Medicaid and half in new taxes.

It looks like he will be taxing health benefits too, just like he condemned McCain for wanting to do. Unlike the supposed cuts, the new taxes will be real and sustained.


On a tip from Covington. Cross-posted at Moonbattery.

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