I’ve been told that the endorsement will argue that senior citizens will actually benefit from the government health care takeover despite a half-billion-dollars in cuts to Medicare and Medicaid because of the House version’s subsidies for medium-income seniors; elimination of the so-called “donut hole” coverage gap; and anticipated reductions in the cost of medications. The AARP will argue to its members that the massive costs of the public option will not increase the deficit.

[Insert laugh track here.]