Robert Herritt on the Bogus Attack on Paul Ryan’s Approach to Medicare

It’s too early to tell whether Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan as his running-mate will be a boon or bust for his presidential campaign. But there is one near-certainty about the Ryan pick: We will now be subjected to yet more accusations that Ryan (and now Romney) plans to “end Medicare as we know it.” Robert Herritt explains why it’s time to retire this lame cliché once and for all.


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