Reacting To 'AARP'

Piontck, Steve
January 2005
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;1/24/2005, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p4
This article presents the editor's comment on social security in the U.S. The editor says that he has found that any time he criticizes U.S. President George W. Bush it sounds off some kind of alarm bell that mobilizes the legions of his supporters in this industry. Usually, they pay attention to nothing else in the column except what the editor has said about the President. Now, the editor is far from the only person to question whether Social Security is indeed in crisis as the President insists. For instance, a story in "Time" magazine has the headline "Is There Really A Crisis?" and a subhead that says, "Social Security is a long way from bankrupt, despite the President's assertions."


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