They want the Federal government controlling Social Security like it’s some kind of federal program. – George W. Bush (while campaigning in 2000).
…but he’s doing his part to make sure it won’t exist much longer as any kind of program — federal or otherwise.
No real surprise there, since after he learned that it actually was “some kind of federal program,” he began arguing that it should be privatized.
No word yet on whether Halliburton will get the no-bid contract on Social Security privatization if Bush wins in 2004.