Should Washington Leave Social Security Alone?
Ezra Klein likes to think so. In Newsweek he urges lawmakers not to mess with Social Security in order to restore balance to the federal budget. Popular wisdom has it has Social Security is financially unsustainable. Klein disputes that. He notes that, over the next 75 years, the program’s shortfall will equal approximately 0.7 percent of GDP. That isn’t a crisis, he attests. “It’s a | Read More »