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Obama Top Advisor “Axes” Attempt to Save Social Security
Today, when asked what the President’s plan was to save Social Security for future generations, top Obama advisor David Axelrod could not identify a single proposal that the President would consider, choosing instead to follow those like Vice President Biden and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) who have said Social Security is “fine.”
“This is not the time” to discuss Social Security reform, Axelrod declared.
Well, when is the time? For the Obama Administration, it appears to be after it is too late. According to the Annual Report of the Social Security Board of Trustees:
The lack of Presidential leadership has eliminated critical time to protect the Social Security Disability Insurance program and those Americans who rely on these benefits.