William Greider Responds

William Greider Responds

William Greider defends his analysis of how Social Security is threatened by entitlement reformists.

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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.

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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