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At the GOP Convention, as in Football, the Best Defense Is a Good Offense

Posted on 08/30/2012 by | Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsEven though Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate catapulted Medicare onto center stage of this year’s presidential contest, Ryan devoted only a couple of sentences to the issue in accepting his party’s vice presidential nomination tonight. Ryan slammed President Obama for reductions in payments to Medicare providers made under the 2010 Affordable Care Act, even though Ryan’s own plan to overhaul the program contained similar reductions. Ryan’s plan is controversial because it would change Medicare from …