President Barack Obama has hinted at the possibility of cutting entitlements to resolve some of the debt issues the country is facing. And that according to Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer took a weapon away from the Democrats’ arsenal, which they could have used in their upset loss in New York’s 9th Congressional district special election last week.
In an appearance on this weekend’s syndicated “Inside Washington” program, Krauthammer offered that as a possible reason for the electoral loss. “There’s another dynamic here, which is interesting,” Krauthammer said. “When the Republicans lost a special election a few months ago in Buffalo – New York 26, the theme was – it was a strong one, it was right after the release of the Paul Ryan plan, the Democrats ran hard on ‘Medi-scare’ and succeeded. And Republicans who did not admit that were whistling in the wind.
And according to Krauthammer, with low approval ratings caused by a bad economy, that line of attack is the only hope for the Democratic Party electorally.
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2011/09/17/krauthammer-playing-medi-scare-the-only-hope-for-democrats/#ixzz1YEjsj4Sj
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2011/09/17/krauthammer-playing-medi-scare-the-only-hope-for-democrats/#ixzz1YEjS6Psw