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Ads attacking health plan miss some facts
San Francisco Chronicle

President Barack Obama’s health care initiative is getting toxic on the campaign trail.

With the country sharply divided over the sweeping new insurance law, Republicans and their allies are taking to the airwaves to attack it as elections near, often resorting to exaggeration and omissions to make their points. Democrats generally shy away from even talking about the subject, unless it’s to distance themselves from it.