Van Jones slams Obama’s ‘doozy’ of mistake cutting Social Security

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 at 7:56 am

Activist and former aide Van Jones, who runs the influential anti-Tea Party group Rebuild the Dream, said, “I worked for this president. I voted for this president. But even the most beloved presidents make mistakes and missteps. This one would be a doozy.”

Former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich hit Obama too, claiming that the president’s plan to recalculate down Social Security increases “would hurt seniors — it’s an idea not befitting a Democratic president.”

Jim Dean, head of Democracy for America, is threatening to fund challenges to Democrats who back the president’s move.

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One Response to “Van Jones slams Obama’s ‘doozy’ of mistake cutting Social Security”

  1. MT Geoff on 10/10/13 at 12:28 pm

    Things that can’t go on, don’t. Our programs for seniors can’t go on as they are and they won’t. I’ll be one of those hit by cuts in Social Security into the future; I can live with the cuts or see a huge part of my eventual retirement lost completely. I wouldn’t have chosen to be beholden to Social Security, but if you have an ordinary income, it’s awfully hard to save much after the feds have taken 6% off the top for current retirees.
    The federal Ponzi can’t go on as it is but Van Jones is hardly the one to recognize the problem.