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Old 08-04-2010, 11:26 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services certainly knows its audience. As Adam noted earlier, the agency signed up Andy Griffith to appear in television ads now airing and touting changes to Medicare brought about by the new health reform law.

Read more: Thoughts on the Controversial Medicare Andy Griffith Ad - Swampland - TIME.com
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Old 08-05-2010, 01:38 AM
 
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
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He's been in Hollywood too long. He appeared in a commercial supporting Obama during the election and now he's pushing Obamacare. Andy Griffith of the 50s and 60s would not have supported this socialist/communist candidate.
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Old 08-05-2010, 04:52 AM
 
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He's been in Hollywood too long. He appeared in a commercial supporting Obama during the election and now he's pushing Obamacare. Andy Griffith of the 50s and 60s would not have supported this socialist/communist candidate.
Funny how people who hit the 10-million-dollar-plus wealth strata suddenly become liberal, expecting charity and idealism to be parceled out by others (especially the middle class taxpayer) through government expenditure.

How idealistic and charitable you are, Andy!
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Old 08-05-2010, 09:38 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services certainly knows its audience. As Adam noted earlier, the agency signed up Andy Griffith to appear in television ads now airing and touting changes to Medicare brought about by the new health reform law.

Read more: Thoughts on the Controversial Medicare Andy Griffith Ad - Swampland - TIME.com
I guess he either believes in the program which I am sure shocks a lot or people or the money was too good to turn down..

Nita
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