How Secure is Social Security?

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Social Security: 'Ponzi Scheme' or 'Monstrous Lie?'Rick Perry has made Social Security a "white hot" political issue once again. In his deficit reduction speech today, President Obama said Social Security will have to be part of some future package -- but not right now. We hear about the financial and political security of the New Deal's most popular legacy. 

Credits

Guests:
David Lightman - McClatchy Newspapers - @LightmanDavid, Frank Newport - Gallup Poll - @gallup, Max Richtman - National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, Stephen Moore - Heritage Foundation - @StephenMoore

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner