There are so few people I actually admire these days, and one of them continues to be Paul Krugman. Put him on a panel with a bunch of right-wing talking heads, and he's usually going to be the only person who nails them on their zombie talking points. Like this morning, on This Week With George Stephanopoulos, when he put corporatist robot Carly Fiorina, George "His Hair Was Perfect" Will, and David "If Only We Could Slash Social Security" Walker in their places.
Paul Ryan fantasizing about ending Social Security. Rep. Paul Ryan, about to become a Serious Person again because of renewed congressional budget talks, concedes that there will be no grand bargain coming out of these talks. But he... Read Post
Pretending to be a defender of Social Security: He talked of changing Medicare and Medicaid and reforming Social Security "so that the solvency of Social Security guarantees every person in this room when they get 65, they're actual... Read Post