Rahm Punts on Pension Reform
show comments
  • Pete

    The political class, especially those that call themselves Democrats, don’t give a damn about what’s good for society. The great majority of them are in it for THEMSELVES.

    I know that’s hard for you kiddies to understand but if you examine the behavior of politicians long enough, you’ll find that it is so.

  • Sewer_Urchin

    Just another Chicago Democrat voting “present” . . .

  • johnv2

    There is always a compelling reason to have dessert tonight and start that diet tomorrow.

  • Bruce

    There are very few serious attempts being made to scale back the unsustainable and immoral promises that were made to government employees. There was no chance that these retirement benefits would ever be sustainable. At some point, the populace will reject being required to continue paying them at these levels. The governing class is already vastly overpaid when compared to private sector workers. The “promises were made” defense will fall on deaf ears – and should.

© The American Interest LLC 2005-2017 About Us Masthead Submissions Advertise Customer Service
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.