No reason for Social Security reform to be a partisan issue, says Cato Institute’s Michael Tanner.
In fact, there is a long history of Democrats offering workers more choice, ownership and control over their retirement funds. Democrats like former Senators Robert Kerry and Patrick Moynihan were among the earliest proponents of individual accounts. The Democratic Leadership Council and its think tank arm, the Progressive Policy Institute, have been supportive. Even former president Bill Clinton was willing to consider the idea. Some Washington observers believe that only the Lewinsky scandal preventing him from endorsing individual accounts.
That woman in the White House. Drat!