The Crass Distortion of Paul Ryan’s Social Security Proposals
By Charles Blahous
Friday, October 22, 2010
Welcome to an Election Year October, known to people inside the Washington beltway as the political “silly season”. It’s this time of year when public issues are frequently distorted, often by those whose political prospects are dimming. A classic example of this biannual spectacle is the spate of recent attacks on what has been (inaccurately) described as Congressman Paul Ryan’s Social Security plan.
If we are ever going to make progress in solving our critical national fiscal problems, we must elevate the quality of our national discussion.
To read the full analysis from Blahous at e21: http://www.economics21.org/commentary/crass-distortion-ryan-social-security-proposalsTo learn more: http://www.roadmap.republicans.budget.house.gov/News/DocumentSingle.aspx?DocumentID=212870