The AARP points out that little Paulie Ryan is just plain stupid:
WASHINGTON — AARP is firing back at Republican budget maven Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for accusing it of putting business interests before the needs of older Americans.
Ryan sent an email to supporters of his Prosperity PAC Tuesday, slamming AARP over its new multi-million dollar ad campaign that accuses Washington of trying to pay its bills by shorting the Medicare benefits Americans have earned.
The spot doesn’t mention Ryan or any party, but it is clearly a shot at Ryan’s budget, which would shift Medicare from its current from, a government-run plan, to a voucher-like private system in which the government subsidizes people to buy their own insurance.
Ryan did not appreciate the ad, and in the email, an adviser to his PAC trashed it.
[...] Republicans in the House have taken aim at AARP recently, charging, like Ryan, that AARP is prioritizing its business interests over its advocacy. A lengthy report using much of AARP’s own data suggested the income AARP gets from endorsing certain insurance plans was clouding its vision.
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