This is unsurprising. The primary journal of Versailles Media, Kaplan Test Prep Daily (the Washington Post, kept aloft by its for-profit education parent) backs Alan Simpson’s play on Social Security. Sure, he’s ‘brash,’ ‘colorful,’ and ‘intemperate.’ According to the WaPo. What the editorial overlooks is his ignorance: Simpson is wrong about Social Security’s solvency.
|By: Teddy Partridge Saturday September 4, 2010 11:52 am|
|By: Teddy Partridge Wednesday September 1, 2010 8:17 pm|
The Obama White House signaled Alan Simpson today that he can say whatever damn-fool thing he wants, and since he’s the GOP co-chair of Obama’s Catfood Commission, it’s to be expected that Simpson will say some things Obama will disagree with.
|By: Teddy Partridge Wednesday August 25, 2010 1:12 pm|
Now that we’ve had a peek into the mind of Alan Simpson — several sordid and tawdry peeks, actually — we know the kind of talk that’s gone on in secret during the closed door meetings of the Obama’s Catfood Commission that is contemplating Sovereign Default on the bonds held by the Social Security Trust Fund.