Marco Rubio was hoping to deflect attention on his failure to release his tax returns by talking about his mom’s reliance on Social Security, but that’s another trap for him to walk into.
In reality, Rubio, like Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, and others, has proven he’s ready to cut these important safety nets out from under the Americans who need them most, if it helps special interests like the Koch brothers. Not one of them has offered substantive solutions — only the same old, tired ideas that have failed the GOP again, and again, and again.
No matter who the Republican nominee is it’s certain that they’ll put millions of seniors and future retirees’ earned benefits at risk:
Ted Cruz would raise Social Security and Medicare’s eligibility ages. He’d move Medicare to a premium support system and threaten Social Security by shifting it to private accounts. As a bonus, Cruz would institute means-testing for both Security and Medicare.
Marco Rubio believes Social Security Read more after the jump.