Day: September 15, 2011

Perry & Social Security

One of the sticky wickets Rick Perry walked into was the sacrosanct Social Security program. For decades this particular program has been a quicksand for politicians. Try to walk into it and make course corrections and you will assuredly sink. It’s also been described as the “Third Rail” of American politics—touch it and you die. Perry had the audacity to refer to it as unconstitutional. He also gave it another label that caused outrage: On both counts, though, he is… Read more »