When It Comes to Campaign Issues, the Devil Is in the Details

One thing that really bugs me about political campaigns – especially presidential campaigns – is how little the candidates tell us about what, if elected, they would really try to do about specific issues. Take Social Security and Medicare, for example. It’s easy to say – as President Obama, Mitt Romney and many congressional candidates do – that you want to protect these programs for current and future generations. It’s a whole other thing to spell out exactly how you …