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Wild Misrepresentation Watch: Obama lies about AARP endorsement

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By Michelle Malkin  •  August 11, 2009 05:30 PM

Photo credit: Mark at Weapons of Mass Discussion

President Obama assailed “wild misrepresentations” by his opponents at the Portsmouth town hall today.

But he wildly misrepresented his position on single payer.

And he wildly misrepresented the AARP’s position on Obamacare:

…the President may have overstated support for his plan in one instance. When asked about the potential impact of the reform plan on Medicare, the President said, “The AARP would not be endorsing a bill if it was undermining Medicare.” Problem is – the AARP has not yet endorsed the plan. The New Hampshire head of the AARP chapter here told ABC’s Lisa Chinn today that the AARP hasn’t yet made up its mind as an organization whether to endorse the bill.

President Obama, meet the AARP rank-and-file:

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Obama has a history of wild misrepresentation of companies’ positions on his bills. Remember Caterpillar?

And this?

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