A Win for “Just Scrap the Cap”

Commentary | June 1, 2013 | By Alex Stone | PSARA: The Retiree Advocate

Conservative billionaire Pete Peterson, a major financier in the effort to dismantle Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, just got some egg on his face courtesy of the Social Security Works - Washington coalition, the Economic Opportunity Institute and PSARA. The winning video in the Pete Peterson Foundation’s video contest – which had the goal of “compiling videos of people across the country letting Congress and the President know why fixing our national debt is so important” – was “Just Scrap the Cap”, which represents the antithesis of Peterson’s austerity agenda.

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