Excerpt: Center-right Dems are the most dangerous group because they enjoy the “halo effect” that their party earned from creating Social
Security and building it into the system it is today. They wouldn’t do anything to damage it, would they? Actually, they have, and they do –
as you note, every president since Carter has tried to cut Social Security. That includes Barack Obama, who tried to cut a deal with Speaker John Boehner last summer that would have cut benefits over time.

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