Sunday, December 09, 2012

Whither the universality of entitlements? - The Hill reports that Democrats are re-thinking means testing of Medicare: "Democrats warm to Medicare change that the late Sen. Edward Kennedy opposed."

In the past, Democrats opposed means testing because it was thought it would erode the political support of programs that are supposed to be available to all Americans.  But given that socking the rich is the only hammer in Obama's toolbox, it's going to be on the table.

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