WSJ's Taranto Pushes Tired Death Panels Lie


In a his April 20 Wall Street Journal column, James Taranto again pushed the "death panels" lie, writing that the "Independent Payment Advisory Board, the ObamaCare creation" is "colloquially known as death panels."

From Taranto's column:

ObamaCare not only will force people to buy insurance and to subsidize the insurance of others, it ends "Medicare as we know it." In his speech last week, Obama promised: "We will slow the growth of Medicare costs by strengthening an independent commission of doctors, nurses, medical experts and consumers who will look at all the evidence and recommend the best ways to reduce unnecessary spending while protecting access to the services that seniors need." He was referring to the Independent Payment Advisory Board, the ObamaCare creation colloquially known as death panels.


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Health Care, Health Care Reform, Medicare
Wall Street Journal
James Taranto
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