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White House adapts to new playbook in healthcare debate

New York Times, August 11, 2009

The White House has started a new Web site to fight charges that President Obama's proposed overhaul of the nation's healthcare system would inevitably lead to socialized medicine, rationed care and even forced euthanasia for the elderly. Speaking at a summit of North American leaders in Mexico, Obama predicted that "the American people are going to be glad that we acted to change an unsustainable system so that more people have coverage."