Why Does the Media Continue to Listen to Alan Simpson?

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Written by CEPR   
Tuesday, 31 May 2011 13:05
You'd think after insulting the head of a major national women's organization, making obscene gestures at the AARP, lobbing expletives at reporters and mistaking a rapper for a loveable cartoon beagle, the media would be wary of reporting on anything that comes out of former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson's mouth. Yet here we are. In his latest Truthout column, Dean breaks down Alan Simpson's consistently incorrect views on Social Security.