David Weprin continues to hit Bob Turner over an editorial he wrote for The National Review in which he wrote that he ran for Congress in 2010 in order “to fix what’s broken and go home. End subsidies. End government dependencies. Dramatically cut the budget by 30 or 35 percent. Slash capital-gains taxes down to zero. Cut taxes across the board.”
The Weprin campaign is arguing that Turner can’t cut the budget by 35 percent without taking a bite out of Medicare, as the pie charts to the left show.
“Bob Turner’s Tea Party-inspired budget plan gives the one-two punch to Medicare,” said Weprin campaign spokesperson Elizabeth Kerr. “No matter how you slice it, Turner’s either lying to voters or he plans to cut Medicare. No one who lives in budget reality is coming to his Tea Party.”