POLITICS
09/06/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Steven Pearlstein: GOP Propagating Falsehoods In Attacks On Health-Care Reform

As a columnist who regularly dishes out sharp criticism, I try not to question the motives of people with whom I don't agree. Today, I'm going to step over that line.

The recent attacks by Republican leaders and their ideological fellow-travelers on the effort to reform the health-care system have been so misleading, so disingenuous, that they could only spring from a cynical effort to gain partisan political advantage.

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