Politico’s ‘New Right-Wing Scare Tactic’ on Healthcare

Following the growth of “a new right-wing scare tactic” that “has blossomed on conservative blogs and emails lists,” Talking Points Memo Muckraker Zachary Roth (7/28/09) describes the healthcare meme as “the notion that the reform bill making its way through the House would lead to euthanasia by requiring senior citizens to submit to ‘end-of-life consultations’”–and thinks that maybe it won’t surprise you to learn this is a lie. But President Obama just got a question on it at a public event. And the idea has now made it into Politico, where a straight news story asks in its headline, all […]