Note to Incumbents

Commentary | December 19th, 2012 | By John Burbank | Huffington Post

Interested in re-election in 2014? You can pack your bags for home if you vote for the chained CPI. It doesn't matter what party: if you are a Democrat, the Republican candidate will hammer you for cutting Social Security. And if you are a Republican, the Democratic candidate will hammer you for cutting Social Security. It doesn't matter what they actually want. What matters is they have a vote to cut you off at the knees.

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