Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Why Progressives Support Welfare for the Rich

Reason reports:
Since Republicans are pushing entitlement reform and Democrats like taking money from rich people, you might think they could agree on means-testing Medicare and Social Security as part of a deficit reduction deal. Yet many Democrats are surprisingly hostile to the idea of tailoring these programs to help people who actually need them.
You'll want to read this one to understand the mindset of "big government" activists like comrade Robert Kuttner.