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William Greider Responds

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David Walker is offended but, if you read his letter closely, he more or less confirms what I wrote about the establishment's assault on Social Security and other entitlement programs.

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William Greider
William Greider
William Greider, a prominent political journalist and author, has been a reporter for more than 35 years for newspapers...

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There’s a frightening enthusiasm for war among pundits—and now the public seems ready to go along too.

I said they want to loot Social Security. He says it's already been looted. I said they are trying to evade the regular processes of representative democracy. He says Congress is "broken" and so cannot be trusted to make sound decisions in a timely manner.

Do they want to whack benefits for Social Security recipients, as I claimed, or don't they? Walker declines to answer the question. Readers may decide for themselves whom to believe.

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