Stink Progress attacks liberal, from Stink Progress :
Last week, Inside Health Policy’s Sahil Kapur wrote that negotiators may consider raising the Medicare eligibility age from 65 to 67 as part of an effort to reach a deal with Republicans on increasing the debt ceiling, and today Sam Stein confirms the report, noting that five separate sources with knowledge of negotiations have said that “the president offered an increase in the eligibility age for Medicare, from 65 to 67, in exchange for Republican movement on increasing tax revenues”:
If the provision ends up in the final package, however, Democrats won’t only cede the political debate about the efficacy of privatizing Medicare, they’ll be accepting a portion of the Paul Ryan budget and effectively forcing Americans between 64 and 65 years of age to purchase coverage from private insurers in the state-based exchanges.
I assume that is part of Obama bait and switch, massive tax increases now, for supposed spending savings later. Still it is amusing to see the libards seethe as Obama gores a sacred cow.
FLOTUS the Hippocrite, from Alexa Linn Williams, Daily Caller :
Since taking the title of first lady, Michelle Obama has become a champion of better eating habits for Americans. That is why it was a surprise to many when the first lady chose the Shake Shack for lunch Monday.
Yet her meal at DC’s newest burger joint was over 1,500 calories, the Washington Post reported. Obama enjoyed a ShackBurger, fries, chocolate shake and a Diet Coke
It easy to see, but hard to look at, why the FLOTUS six is so wide.