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Santorum: Medicare Is Like Romneycare

By Igor Volsky  

"Santorum: Medicare Is Like Romneycare"

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Rick Santorum continued to rail against Medicare during a stop in South Carolina this afternoon, pledging to reform the program by turning it over to private health insurers and “free markets.” “We have to look at how we’re spending our money,” Santorum explained, before awkwardly comparing the health care program to Mitt Romney’s signature law in Massachusetts. “In the area of Medicare, it is incredibly inefficient. The Medicare system is simply like Romneycare in Massachusetts…It will eventually mean that a lot of seniors aren’t going to get the care that they need.” Watch it:

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