Social Security wasn’t on the radar in elections
There’s always a lot of political rhetoric when it comes to Social Security, but in the recent midterm elections it seems as though none of the candidates espoused any real position on the benefit program that over 63 million Americans rely on. Strangely silent or non-committal are words which probably best describe how candidates articulated their position on Social Security, despite the program’s looming financial issues bound to affect their constituents unless Congress acts soon. In this article by Brenton Smith appearing in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the author opines that Social Security was essentially a “no-show” in the mid-term elections. Click here to read more.