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World is round again

fter doing his best chicken little, running around the country warning of the phony Social Security crisis (aided by media "generosity") Bush's blather has finally been met with a clear and present: "not really, Mr. President." Jesse notices this bit from the Washington Post's coverage of last night's news conference: "If nothing is done to Social Security, the system will be able to meet the president's promise to ensure that all seniors receive a benefit larger than current levels." We're holding out for prime time, but this ain't chop liver. (Swami Uptown)

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