Joe Biden Tells Florida Seniors Romney's Plan Will Tax Their Social Security
Joe Biden got medieval on Romney and Ryan's asses over the weekend.
Biden rallied supporters at his events in Boca Raton and Tamarac over the weekend, which were filled with Florida seniors.
Biden went around telling the many, many seniors who attended his rallies that Romney's economic plan could hit them with more taxes to their Social Security benefits.
"The beneficiaries, who will be getting in the future, will be getting considerably less in Social Security payment," the vice president said.
Meanwhile, Romney's camp accused Biden of making false comments.
YEA, WELL, WE HAVEN'T EVEN TOLD PEOPLE ANY SPECIFICS ABOUT HOW WE PLAN TO FIX MEDICARE, SO JOKE'S ON YOU.
Uncle Joe continued his onslaught:
"The beneficiaries, who will be getting in the future, will be getting considerably less in Social Security payment," he said.
"Instead of dealing with a balanced approach, how to keep these programs in place, they've decided what you do is you shift all the costs to the recipients. As the president pointed out, their plan on Social Security, the one they have now, would raise taxes on your social security."
At a rally in Boca, Biden continued to lay down the sexy old guy hammer:
"If Gov. Romney's plan goes into effect, it could mean that everyone, every one of you, would be paying more on taxes on your Social Security," Biden said. "The average senior would have to pay $460 a year more in taxes for their Social Security. Ladies and gentlemen, that's ... while these guys are ... hemorrhaging tax cuts for the super wealthy."
"Vice President Biden is using Social Security to fabricate the Obama campaign's latest false attacks. However, these attacks will backfire when voters learn he has repeatedly supported higher Social Security taxes, and that seniors face a 25% across-the-board benefit cut because of President Obama's failure to lead on this issue. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have a plan to save and strengthen Social Security that does not raise taxes and ensures that our middle-class seniors receive all of the benefits they've earned."
We do have a plan! Except we have no time to explain it to you! TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE WHEN IT COMES TO BULLSHIT, PEOPLE.
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