Tuesday, May 03, 2005

Truer Words Were Never Written 

"Once a program becomes the narrow concern of a minority of the population -- and not just any minority, but a minority that can't afford lobbysists, doesn't enjoy access to the media, is socially isolated from the American elite, etc. -- it gets squeezed out in favor of programs whose constituents do enjoy those things."
---quoth Matt Yglesias, guesting over at Talking Points Memo, on the likely fate of Social Security after Bush gets through with it.

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