A reader points to the most fearsome “ness” monster ever spotted:
Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan’s statement last week that Congress should begin cutting promised Social Security benefits also has elevated concern over the deficit.
“I think it’s getting through to people,” said Kent Conrad (N.D.), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Budget Committee. “There seems to be an uncomfortability about where all this is heading.”
[From yesterday’s Washington Post,]
The same reader adds:
Conrad makes me discomfortable…