“John McCain’s Health Care Plan.
First we learn he’s going to tax health care benefits to pay for part of it. Now the Wall Street Journal reports John McCain would pay for the rest of his health care plan with major reductions to Medicare and Medicaid: $882 billion from Medicare alone, requiring cuts in benefits and eligibility or both. John McCain — taxing health benefits — cutting Medicare. We can’t afford John McCain.
I’m Barack Obama and I approve this message.”
Fast forward 18 months, and Obama has signed into law the Exact. Same. Thing. this attack ad falsely claimed John McCain’s health care plan would do. The ObamaCare law has not only cut a half trillion dollars from Medicaid, but has instituted a tax on high cost health care plans (see Cadillac tax).
This attack ad is pure hypocritical gold for Republicans, and must be resurrected immediately.