Privatization Pep Rally
John K. Taber
jktaber at onramp.net
Thu Jul 30 16:27:40 PDT 1998
Charles Brown wrote:
> If optimism is at an all time high, couldn't
> that be used to counter the pessimistic
> scenario which is a basis for
> saying the Social Security sky is
> falling and we need to privatize it ?
One would think so, but the problem I have in arguments is that
many of my respondents believe that Social Security is bankrupt
and that the guvmint has stolen the trust funds. It's the
"worthless IOU" idea, completely false, but it has a very
strong grip on the public mind.
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