Republican Senate Candidate Suggests He'll "Do Away With Medicaid And Medicare"

"Who better than me, who’s already finished one of the entitlement programs, to come up with programs to do away with Medicaid and Medicare?" asks former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson in this video first posted in full by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Like in the recent video showing Mitt Romney talking bluntly to donors, this video of Thompson from months ago threatens his electoral hopes.

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