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Chris Christie

Christie Puts Social Security Fix In Play

Christie Puts Social Security Fix In Play

If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has his way, the unfolding presidential campaign will focus on generational fairness. It will seek to curb spending on the elderly — mainly Social Security and Medicare — without putting the elderly at risk. This debate would be good for the country, but whether the country can conduct it without an orgy of bombast and distortion is an open question. In case you missed it, Christie gave a speech in New Hampshire in mid-April proposing the following: •Social Security benefits would be gradually reduced for those with non-Social Security incomes above $80,000 and ended at incomes exceeding $200,000, a plan Christie said would affect less...