Kagen’s propaganda machine …

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or should that be lapdog.

I was going to do a post on the local paper’s article providing cover to Steve Kagen on that little healthcare perk mentioned a while back on ABC.  However Mr. BerryLaker does such a great job taking them to task I’ll just recommend reading his post.  Here’s a little tidbit:

Kagen, D-Appleton, is one of three Wisconsin members of Congress — Rep. Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, and Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Milwaukee, are the other two — not enrolled in the federal program. Rep. Tom Petri, R-Fond du Lac, is covered under the program but chose not to pay for the Office of the Attending Physician service.
See here how Larry Bivins from the GBP throws you a loop. It sounds like nobody goes to the Office of the Attending Physician service. He writes “not enrolled in the federal program” to make you believe Kagen isn’t in the program. Really Larry?

So when Kagen underwent knee surgery last winter, he paid the more than $4,000 bill out of his own pocket. For his physical therapy, he said, he went to the House gym, where he pays $240 to $260 a year.
Larry, how could you print this? Went to the gym for 240 bucks? Kagen went to the Office of the Attending Physician service for health care. People, people, people Larry and the press are trying to hide Steve Kagen’s government health care that you don’t have!

Kagen said a recent ABC report saying he used the attending physician’s office for rehab was based on a misunderstanding.
Larry, call him on this! He paid $503, went to the Attending Physician service and was treated! He lied right to the reporter and the reporter went dahhhhhhhhhh

Go read the whole thing.

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2 thoughts on “Kagen’s propaganda machine …

  1. How it really went down…

    Larry Bivins: Congressmen, what do you have to say about the ABC story about the Office of Attending Physician.

    Kagen: Well Larry, I cannot tell a lie, I did not use it. The story was a misunderstanding.

    Bivins: I’m satisfied.

    Kagen: Great..up for lunch in the Congressional dining room?

    Bivins: You buying?

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