Changing The Name But Not The Game
Or as Shakespeare's Juliet said, "What's in a name? That which we call a rose; By any other name would smell as sweet." Not quite.
In this case calling chained CPI, "superlative CPI" to make it more palatable to the voters and politicians who oppose it as a cut to future Social Security benefit, does not make it any less noxious or toxic:
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Spending savings from superlative CPI with protections for vulnerable $130 B
As Pres. Obama's idol, Pres. Lincoln said, "You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time."
No, Barack, we will not be fooled by you. Keep your hands off Social Security
Cross posted from The Stars Hollow Gazette.