Chart of the Day

Via Matt Yglesias.  When it comes to our long-term budget problems Social Security is an almost complete red herring:

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And furthermore, a terrific graphical explanation on why we need to get health care costs under control.  I was also intrigued to see that this came from— some more interesting (and some misleading) charts there. 

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State

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