Can We Please Stop Pretending Obama is “Capitulating” on Social Security?

By: Wednesday December 19, 2012 6:58 am

The President has been very forthcoming about the fact that cutting Social Security benefits is something he wants to do. When he said during the debate that he didn’t differ from Mitt Romney on entitlement reform, he meant it. It’s time for people to remove the rose-colored glasses and stop projecting their own feelings on to the man. It’s time to take him at his word.

Obama: We Offered Cuts to “Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security”

By: Saturday July 23, 2011 8:48 am

It’s been two and a half years since we first said Obama was trying to cut Social Security. Denial is no longer possible. Barack Obama, 7/22/2011, 6:06pm ET:

“We then offered an additional $650 billion in cuts to entitlement programs — Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security.”

Still waiting for the “epic shitstorm.”

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