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2016 Postmortem

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Mon Sep 3, 2012, 12:07 PM Sep 2012

Finally! "Vouchercare" vs "Medicare" [View all]


Vice President Joe Biden went on offense over Medicare at a Labor Day rally in Detroit Monday, arguing that President Obama was working to save Medicare while Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan want to turn it into a voucher program.

"I've sent my whole adult life as a senator and vice president fighting against their attempts to diminish Medicare," Biden said, stressing that this is a serious issue.

"We're for Medicare, they're for 'vouchercare.'"

"Vouchercare" was such an obvious and starkly defining framing of their efforts to end Medicare, I've been frustrated why it wasn't being used from the moment Ryan was named VP.

I guess they finally figured it out.

Kick and Rec if you promise never again use any other term but "VoucherCare" when talking about the GOP's plans for ending Medicare.

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VULTURE / VOUCHER - 2012 Scuba Sep 2012 #1
LOL theinquisitivechad Sep 2012 #3
Ha! Vulturecare! nt valerief Sep 2012 #12
Vulturecare! Love it! Scuba Sep 2012 #16
Perfect! Someone should phototshop a meme! :) silvershadow Sep 2012 #27
I like that too. K&R. Medicare vs Vouchercare ! Overseas Sep 2012 #2
Yep. Cosmocat Sep 2012 #6
Excellent attack line! budkin Sep 2012 #4
I cannot wait until the VP debate! jillan Sep 2012 #5
1 problem with that Pat Riot Sep 2012 #7
I personally like the term "coupon care" just slightly better mindwalker_i Sep 2012 #8
I agree -- "CouponCare" is better because it also cheapens the program Auggie Sep 2012 #9
Vouchercare is musically more effective. It has a certain rhythm . . . JDPriestly Sep 2012 #18
I like the alliteration of "couponcare". Jim Lane Sep 2012 #24
Same here. And the comparison to coupons SheilaT Sep 2012 #14
I like the idea of referring to RYAN as mindwalker_i Sep 2012 #23
Sorry but NO. VOUCHERCARE is more catchy and frames their plan more clearly. VOUCHERCARE !! RBInMaine Sep 2012 #22
+1!! KeepItReal Sep 2012 #25
Health Stamps!! Like Food Stamps!! Downwinder Sep 2012 #10
Healthcare !!!!!!! elbloggoZY27 Sep 2012 #11
I still like the term "couponcare" matt819 Sep 2012 #13
I still like the idea of calling them "Death Vouchers" or Death Coupons.... TeamPooka Sep 2012 #15
Coupons are for groceries, not healthcare. obxhead Sep 2012 #17
Three-hinged hammer melvinmartinez Sep 2012 #19
Agreed eridani Sep 2012 #20
Have to wait to bust out the big guns. Election is still two months out. Sirveri Sep 2012 #21
Sorry to disagree with so many, but.. ugh. Bad phrase. MannyGoldstein Sep 2012 #26
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