Can anyone in this lying, sack-of-cat-crap administration keep a simple story straight? No, no, according to Commander Chimpy, there's no Social Security trust fund:
Some in our country think that Social Security is a trust fund -- in other words, there's a pile of money being accumulated. That's just simply not true. The money -- payroll taxes going into the Social Security are spent. They're spent on benefits and they're spent on government programs. There is no trust.
No, wait, yes, yes, there is a trust fund:
Realizing that Social Security is going to run out of money very quickly because of the generation of workers who will be retiring within the next 10-20 years, Bush said it is obvious that the "system has changed."
But Bush was quick to assure current retirees and those nearing retirement age that they "don't have a thing to worry about."
"The Social Security trust is solvent," Bush declared.
Can anyone in an upcoming White House press gaggle ask about this with a simple, direct, non-tap-danceable question? Anyone? Bueller?
(Talon News ... Talon News ... where have I heard that name before? Oh, yeah. Here.)