Ezra Klein: ... "Indeed, as Matt smartly points out, now that the privatization plan is dead, all those pundits and politicians who spent early 2005 screeching out warnings of Social Security's looming crisis have quietly moved on to other issues. This was never about solvency -- it was about ideology, and the fact that Bush's admission on that front helped kill all talk about Social Security's coming train wreck proves it. Good riddance...read on"
What ever happened to the doom and gloom our country was facing if we didn't destroy Social Security? Just another nail in the coffin of the ideologues word games and parlor tricks. Will President Bush go on a road trip to defend his boys after the indictments come down? That would only make it worst of course if we use the failure of his Social Security Tour as a measuring stick. How anyone believes a word that this administration says is beyond me.