DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz continued for demagogic attacks on Paul Ryan's budget in Florida earlier today. The Palm Beach Post reports:
Ratcheting up the rhetoric on the eve of Vice President Joe Biden‘s visit to a South Florida senior community, Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz today likened Republican Medicare proposals to “a tornado through America’s nursing homes.” ...
Said Wasserman Schultz: “The Romney-Ryan budget would be devastating to seniors and older Americans. It is a Republican path to poverty that would pass like a tornado through America’s nursing homes where millions of America’s seniors receive long-term and end-of-life care.”
Of course, tornadoes are deadly. As the National Weather Service details, at least 55 Americans have died this year from "killer tornadoes":
Is Wasserman Schultz actually saying that Paul Ryan's budget would kill senior citizens?
In 2009, then congressman Alan Grayson, also a Democrat from Florida, said, "The Republicans have a back up plan in case you do get sick ... This is what the Republicans want you to do. If you get sick America, the Republican health care plan is this: Die quickly!"
Is the DNC chair now utilizing the same sort of political rhetoric Grayson was known for before he lost his reelection bid in 2010?