Are Wisconsin Seniors Being Left High and Dry?
Written By: Travis Buhler | Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2011
In a recent Wall Street Journal article called "The Republican Who Can Win," Dorothy Rabinowitz summarized her ideal candidate in the next election.
"The Republican who wants to win would avoid talk of the costs that our spendthrift ways, particularly benefits like Social Security, are supposedly heaping on future generations. He would especially avoid painting images of the pain Americans feel at burdening their children and grandchildren. This high-minded talk, rooted in fantasy, isn't going to warm the hearts of voters of mature age-and they are legion-who feel no such pain. None. And they don't like being told that they do, or that they should feel it, or that they're stealing from the young. They've spent their working lives paying in to Social Security, their investment."
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