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Letter: Romney didn't address Medicare in acceptance speech

Published: Saturday, Sept. 5 2015 9:00 a.m. MDT

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney acknowledges delegates before speaking at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.  (Associated Press) Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney acknowledges delegates before speaking at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. (Associated Press)

I listened with rapt attention to Mitt Romney's acceptance speech. I strained to hear what he intends to do with Social Security and Medicare. I heard nothing.

I am not reassured, nor should current retirees and baby boomers be.

I'm now more afraid of Romney than ever.

Lew E. Jeppson

North Salt Lake

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