1. Scaremongering

    Romney: We’ll Help Poor and Sick

    MIAMI, FL - AUGUST 13:  Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally at Palacio De Los Jugos on August 13, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  Mitt Romney continues his multi state bus tour after announcing Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) as his running mate.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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    Mitt Romney has brought his campaign to a new technological level with a podcast, but he brought up the old issue of Medicare. In his first podcast, Romney claims that President Obama’s health-care proposal had taken $716 billion from the Medicare fund, which would deny "elderly Americans the care they've worked for their entire lives." Romney proposes that his plan would put more money into helping "the poor or the sick.” Medicare will be front and center on the campaign trail on Saturday: Obama plans to mention it in a speech in New Hampshire, and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be campaigning with his 78-year-old mother at a retirement community in Florida.

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