Top Obama Advisers Proposed Voucherizing Medicare Way Back in…2010?

At Forbes, Avik Roy writes:

Last week, I noted the strange fact that President Obama—and his top advisers—decry the Romney-Ryan plan for Medicare reform, because it incorporates the concept of “premium support,” while applying the same principles to 25 million low-income Americans under Obamacare. Thus far, the Obama campaign has been unable to account for this inconsistency. Well, on Monday, we learned that a top Obama health-care adviser in 2010 actually proposed going around Congress to voucherize Medicare, in his words. It’s time for President Obama to own up. Either the Romney-Ryan plan is sound, or Obama’s campaign is being dishonest.

Read more: Top Obama Advisers Proposed Voucherizing Medicare Way Back in…2010? – Forbes.

Via Grace-Marie Turner.

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