Well I guess Newsweek got its answer. Mitt Romney is no wimp. While the president and his talking heads continue to make up stories about what Romney would do with Medicare, the GOP candidate took the fight to Obama by telling the truth about what the incumbent has done to the program.
Today, in a brilliant move, Romney for President released a new television advertisement titled “Paid In.” The commercial talks to the fact that the President’s signature program, Obamacare cuts Medicare by $716 billion dollars (before Obama became president that was considered a lot of money).
This is the kind of commercial the GOP has to produce in order to beat Obama.
The script and video follows;
AD FACTS: Script For “Paid In”:
VOICEOVER: “You paid in to Medicare for years…”
VIDEO TEXT: “You Paid”
VOICEOVER: “Every paycheck…”
VOICEOVER: “Now, when you need it…”
VIDEO TEXT: “Now When You Need It”
VOICEOVER: “Obama has cut $716 billion dollars from Medicare.”
VIDEO TEXT: “Obama Cut $716 Billion From Medicare”
According To The Nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, Obamacare Cuts $716 Billion From Medicare. (Congressional Budget Office, Letter To Speaker John Boehner, 7/24/12
VOICEOVER: “To pay for Obamacare.”
VIDEO TEXT: “To Pay For Obamacare”
VOICEOVER: “So now the money you paid for your guaranteed healthcare…”
VIDEO TEXT: “The Money You Paid For Guaranteed Healthcare”
VOICEOVER: “Is going to a massive new government program that’s not for you.”
VIDEO TEXT: “Massive New Government Program That’s Not For You”
VOICEOVER: “The Romney-Ryan plan protects Medicare benefits for today’s seniors and strengthens the plan for the next generation.”
VIDEO TEXT: “Protects Medicare Benefits”
MITT ROMNEY: “I’m Mitt Romney, and I approve this message.”
(If you cannot see video below please click here to view it)