The Budget Conversation Robert Samuelson Should Be Having

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Written by CEPR   
Monday, 25 April 2011 15:15
Robert Samuelson believes that Obama hasn't been acting like an adult when it comes to the debate over the budget. For Samuelson, that means raising the retirement age and cutting Social Security and Medicare benefits. But as Dean points out on Beat the Press, Samuelson is ignoring the really obvious ways to reduce the deficit without hurting the middle class.