President Obama stood up for Medicare. He added eight years to the life of Medicare by cracking down on waste and fraud. And he did it without touching seniors’ benefits. In fact, he added new benefits for seniors, like better drug coverage and free preventive care.
Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would turn Medicare into a voucher program, bankrupting it by 2016.
To distract Americans from those consequences, Romney and Ryan are launching a dishonest and hypocritical attack on the savings in Obamacare. Here’s a look at what’s fact and what’s false when it comes to Medicare.