Liberal group’s ad features movie hero Jimmy Stewart. But historic reality was often ugly.
The group’s latest TV ad passes off Social Security’s problems as minor; claims Bush’s solution would demolish the program.
A conservative group again overstates the Social Security shortfall, and attacks Democrats for doing nothing.
Progress for America says Social Security will sink like the Titanic, a big exaggeration.
We explore just how “moderate” these reforms are, and what exactly they do to solve the system’s long-term deficit.
We find that brokers netted only 16 cents in fees to manage a $10,000 retirement account under the federal retirement system on which Bush is modeling his private Social Security accounts.