Thursday, April 5, 2012

Ronald Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine

Yesterday I posted an image to remind people that even Ronald Reagan thought the rich paid too little in taxes (they pay less now).  I did so to point out just how crazy and out of touch with reality the Republicans have become.  But in doing so, it occurs to me that I might have also made it seem like Ronald Reagan was reasonable.  So in order to fix that, here's an LP Reagan recorded in 1961 entitled "Ronald Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine" arguing against the program that would become known as Medicare:

In other words, Republicans have wanted to destroy Medicare since before it even existed.

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