… because it quotes him as saying what he said, not what he wishes he’d said.
McCain said that the Social Security system is “an absolute disgrace” because it pays current pensions out of current earnings.
Americans have got to understand that we are paying present-day retirees with the taxes paid by young workers in America today. And that’s a disgrace. It’s an absolute disgrace, and it’s got to be fixed.
Yep. That’s what he said. Social Security is “an absolute disgrace.” And it’s a disgrace because it works the way it’s always worked.
Every Democratic speech between now and November should include the sentence “John McCain said Social Security is a disgrace.”