With all that's at stake people voting for a candidate because of that candidate's gender are simple minded idiots . They are many , no doubt about that .
It will only make her a star with those of us who were screwed by them in September 2008 and going forward.
"Bernie is not going to win the nomination as he's not a party regular."
He could very well win, and if he does, that will be the exact reason.
Raising the contribution to Social Security is the only way to actually fix the system. 1% extra is not too much for anyone to contribute in order to have a secure retirement. Raising the retirement age and cutting benefits are the alternative. I would much rather pay an additional 1% now if that meant that I could retire at age 65 instead of 70. I would much rather pay an additional 1% now if that meant that my retirement benefits did not get cut. Face reality! Something has to change and a small increase in contributions is the best way to save the system.