Despite ad's focus on seniors, Toomey's proposal would exempt them
Pat Toomey "still supports privatizing Social Security."
— PolitiFact National
A grain of truth, but overheated language leaves out nuances
Says Joe Sestak "voted to gut Medicare ... reducing benefits for 854,489 seniors" and jeopardizing "access to care for millions."
The difference between thinking and advocating
"Pat Toomey thinks corporations shouldn't pay any taxes."
Tax would hit a tiny fraction of the ad's viewers
"Joe Sestak ... even wants to bring back the death tax, letting the IRS take half of your savings when you die."
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