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With Rick Santorum now officially out of the race for the Republican nomination, the 2012 presidential election is starting to heat up. And there are few issues as divisive as healthcare, with ‘Obamacare’ and ‘Romneycare’ both under the microscope for their perceived faults and shortcomings.
With almost seven months still left until the election, a group called AmericanDoctors4Truth recently posted a video to YouTube accusing president Obama of cutting $575 billion dollars from Medicare, as reported recently by the Washington Post.
Retirement living seniors and Baby Boomers are frequently the target of election campaigns, and for good reason: they are the fastest-growing population group in North America, and they tend to have a great deal of disposable income.
And now, with the 2012 American presidential election campaign heating up, candidates are appealing for support from American seniors.
Many studies have shown retirement living seniors are one of the most active political groups, and a recent report from RealClearPolitics.com said seniors over the age of 60 have twice the voter turnout of youth voters.