How Extreme Is the Business Roundtable? Check Out Its Attack on the Elderly

Richard Eskow, a Senior Fellow at the Campaign for America’s Future, writes at The Huffinton Post:”Here’s a thought experiment: What if a group of Social Security and Medicare recipients wanted to increase their benefits by, say, 1,000 percent, and proposed seizing rich people’s assets –houses, cars, boats, whatever — to pay for it? And whenever anybody suggested that was extreme, they rolled their eyes and said ‘We’re pragmatists.'”