On MTP Sens. Rick Santorum, R-PA, & Joseph Biden, D-DE discussed Social Security MTP transcripts Video via TPM He hits all the key points. Lik
February 26, 2005

On MTP Sens. Rick Santorum, R-PA, & Joseph Biden, D-DE discussed Social Security

MTP transcripts

Video

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He hits all the key points. Like: "No matter how you cut it, this real debate on personal accounts is about the legitimacy of Social Security; it's not about the solvency of Social Security."

Yes, just so.

Or this: "And the presumption that Social Security can't meet its obligations rests on the notion that the federal government will default, something it's never done in 220 years, on an obligation, on Treasury notes, IOUs, just like the IOUs Japan has and other countries have in terms of buying our Treasury bonds. And so I don't think we'll default."

So true!

It was a minor masterpiece of counter-bamboozlism

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