Why are we in this debt fix? It’s the elderly, stupid. – The Washington Post

It’s hard to discuss the budget realistically if you ignore most of what the budget does. […] We need to ask how much today’s programs constitute a genuine “safety net” to protect the vulnerable (which is good) and how much they simply subsidize retirees’ private pleasures.

Why are we in this debt fix? It’s the elderly, stupid. – The Washington Post