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Political ads stir health care horror
Sacramento Bee

They’re throwing granny off a cliff!

That’s the not-so-subtle message Republicans and Democrats appear to be converging on for political ads on health care this year, featuring heavy doses of what each party alleges the other one plans to do to wreck Medicare.

From cost controls in President Barack Obama’s health care law to GOP Rep. Paul Ryan’s privatization plan for future Medicare recipients, there’s something about health care that makes it a breeding ground for the wildest allegations.