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Zeke Emanuel On Sarah Palin's Accusations: "It's An Absolute Outrage"

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First Posted: 09/13/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:50 PM ET

ABC News:

...Asked by ABC News in an interview about the thoroughly discredited claim by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to paint his philosophical writings as evidence -- along with a provision providing optional end of life counseling in the House Democrats' health care reform bill -- that President Obama wants to set up "death panels" to deny medical treatments to seniors and the disabled, including her son Trig, Emanuel, brother of White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, does not hold back.

"It's an absolute outrage that you would take first of all a provision written in the bill," Emanuel says, a provision allowing for "doctors to talk to patients about end of life care, and turn it into the suggestion that we're going to have euthanasia boards -- that's a complete misreading of what's there. It's just trying to scare people."

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