Starve ’em, strand ’em, freeze ’em: Obama’s plans for the elderly [Reader Post]

And that’s before rationing their health care.

Barack Obama thinks he can seize upon Paul Ryan’s plan as a foil for his re-election.

Democrats still smarting from their 2010 mid-term defeat see Republican Rep. Paul Ryan’s controversial plan to overhaul Medicare as political aspirin, a cure for just about everything that ails them.

But for Barack Obama it’s more like Geritol — a targeted treatment for his chronic aches and pains with older voters.