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“Bush Plan to Cut Promised Benefits”


That’s the sub-head on the Washington Post front-page story on Bush’s planned change in indexing, and is a mere hint of the likely deluge to come. In general it seems to me that the reformers need to emphasize less the future crisis in Social Security funding–which will seem pretty far off to most people–and talk more about the benefit to younger workers of private accounts, the increased rate of return and the enhanced ownership.


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