Kent Conrad

In North Dakota, a Glimpse at the Politics of Medicare

Posted on 05/1/2012 by |Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsNorth Dakota voters, make up your minds: Do you want to end Medicare as we know it, or do you want to stick with a “government takeover” of health care that makes more than $500 billion in painful cuts to Medicare? In truth, the choice is neither that stark nor that simple. But the two candidates seeking the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Kent Conrad, who’s retiring, are presenting the issue that way. And it’s a rhetorical battle …