The nation’s outsized deficit is high on the list of domestic problems most in need of a solution.
From the president’s deficit commission, meeting throughout the year to figure out what to do, to the America Speaks group holding multiple town hall meetings, experts are zeroing in on the skyrocketing deficit number.
And we keep hearing that cutting Social Security benefits needs to be part of the solution.
Hold on a second. The budget deficit needs to be tackled, and Social Security needs to be strengthened for the long run.