‘Saving Social Security’: Bush has the wrong idea

Commentary | December 3, 2000 | By Marilyn Watkins | Seattle Union Record

In his premature victory speech, George W. Bush proclaimed a national consensus on "saving Social Security." By doing so, Bush announced his intention to quickly dismantle the program, threatening one of the basic protections for American workers and their families and beginning a massive government handout to Wall Street. It's time for everyone who cares about the economic security of America's working people to raise their voices in defense of our most important and successful program.

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