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Of course: Dem Senate candidate says victim of ‘lie of the year’ is lying in Obamacare ad

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By Doug Powers  •  February 23, 2014 12:25 PM

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“Hey, you scratched my Obamacare!”

Pitiful how a Dem who voted for a law based on the “Lie of the Year” is now serving as a truth cop to arrest the claims of a woman who lost her plan because of Obamacare — while battling leukemia:

While Julie Boonstra of Dexter, Mich., struggles to survive leukemia, she now also has to cope with being called a liar by the Democrat who wants to be her next senator.

And the campaign of Rep. Gary Peters is also going after television stations airing ads in which her story is featured, threatening their licenses.

The ad by Americans for Prosperity features Boonstra talking about how her insurance was canceled under Obamacare and saying that Peters’ decision to vote for the law “jeopardized my health.” The ads are airing in Michigan as Peters seeks the Democratic nomination to replace Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., who is not seeking re-election.

I worked at a TV station for 20 years through 10 major election cycles. Every campaign season we’d get dozens of letters from candidates and interest groups demanding removal of ads and making FCC threats for failing to comply with their demands (which our lawyers rarely instructed us to do), so letters of this sort are hardly rare. However, the Peters campaign is pushing the needle on the shameless meter with this one.

A politician who voted to pass a law based in part on one of the biggest political lies ever told now quibbling with the accuracy of a leukemia patient’s out of pocket cost claims has already lost the argument and should just move on. If she hadn’t lost her previous policy after being repeatedly guaranteed it wouldn’t happen, the rest would be a moot point.

If Peters wants to take on a big lie, he should start at the source:

Here’s the AFP ad:

**Written by Doug Powers

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