TITLE

Boomerang

AUTHOR(S)
Beinart, Peter
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;1/31/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyses the Social Security reform proposals of U.S. President George W. Bush. View that Democrats will oppose Bush's efforts to privatize the program; View that Bush will have has lost some credibility with Democrats after his 2001 tax cuts contributed to the national defecit; Importance of bipartisan support for Social Security reform.
ACCESSION #
15780113

 

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