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Sun Dec 9, 2012, 08:51 AM

How about raising the Medicare age on the top one percent? [View all]

Raise it to age 70. Use all the RW/right-leaning arguments:

  • means testing

  • people are living longer

  • save the government money (and put the burden on affected seniors)

  • strengthen ACA (and put the burden on affected seniors)
The top one percent can afford to pay for private insurance for a few more years and they're the ones living longer.

It also has the added benefit of capturing most of the members of Congress who support this crap.

Raising Medicare age: "terrible," "fiscally irresponsible" policy, but Republicans want it so OK?
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021945161

Krugman: What Defines A Serious Deficit Proposal?
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021914963

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