Monday, August 13, 2007

Young Reacts "Angrily" to DCCC Ads

Bill Young
angrily pointed to a new radio ad campaign this week by Democrats accusing him of opposing increased benefits in Medicare for seniors.
Here is the text of the ad to which Young reacted angrily:
The DCCC is responsible for the content of this advertising, not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee.

Did you know Bill Young receives health care at taxpayers' expense, but voted against lowering senior's Medicare deductibles and co-payments for preventative care? Tell Congressman Young to put seniors first.
The ad is in response to Young voting against H R 3162 to extend and improve the children's health insurance program, to improve beneficiary protections under the Medicare, Medicaid, and the CHIP program. ROLL CALL 787, 8/1/2007.

Young's angry reaction was in response to being asked about whether or not he plans to retire after 38 years in Congress. Here is
what he had to say:
All I can say is that if they (Democrats) think they can do it (convince him not to run) by pressuring me, they’re wrong.
So when did Old Bill Young get to be such an angry old man?

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