That’s not the subject of this piece from 60 Minutes tonight. No, the actual subject is the fraud that embeds the Social Security Disability system.
When you look at the alarming rate of growth in many government entitlement programs like this, you have to wonder if the need is really increasing this dramatically, or if a few insiders have figured out how to game the system for profit – at taxpayers’ expense.
My column to be posted tomorrow will tie into where the national GOP may want to start messaging to attract and retain independents. Clips like this should help.
One thing that the GOP should start to make clear: It’s time to distinguish those who need public assistance from the blights on humanity that abuse the system for their gain at the expense of ours.