In today’s Wall Street Journal, there are some excerpts from a recent interview with Senator John McCain. Included in the myriad of questions is one about Social Security. While private accounts don’t really address the problem with Social Security, McCain does bring up a key part of getting to a solution. He said:
“The way I would fix Social Security is to sit down with Republicans and Democrats together at a table, voicing my opposition to tax increases, and sitting down and negotiating a fix to Social Security, which is the only way that Social Security is going to be fixed. That’s my solution to the Social Security system.”
McCain (as well as the other candidates) have ideas about how to shore up Social Security, but the good news is that he understands that a real solution is going to mean everyone gets together at the table in order to get something done.