August 22, 2014

Cost-Cut Talk Is Long On Emotion, Short On Details

January 15, 2013
Associated Press (NPR)

Excerpt

"Talking about cutting entitlements in the abstract is popular," said Bob Bixby of the Concord Coalition, which advocates balanced budgets. But when it becomes clear that people's future Social Security and Medicare benefits might be trimmed, he said, "They say, 'Whoa, wait!'"