Here are two defining explanations (videos below) just how the Romney/Ryan team is going to be taking from Medicare, $700 billion worth, so the wealthy can look even more elitist.
Remember, if the government is ever going to save money on entitlements, it has to spend less, and that shifts the cost to seniors on a fixed income. Pretty simple isn't it.
Here's Lawrence O'Donnell with New Republic's Jonathan Cohn, who cuts right to the chase:
The shortened clip below is one of my favorite moments, showing Ryan in the safe confines of Fox News, getting his ass handed to him by Brit Hume. Ryan stutters and stammers, falling back on 'it's the complicated baseline...." mumbo jumbo that impresses and appeals to low information voters. Details, details...Ed Schultz and Howard Fineman have the details: