Mama Bush Pitches Social Security

Bush’s Social Security reform plans have fallen by the wayside. Bush has had very little success in promoting his plans. His approval ratings have plummeted and there is a wealth of mounting detractors for the Bush agenda. But, of course that doesn’t stop Bush from seeking to control his agenda and he’s on the road again, with Mama Bush at his side, promoting Social Security reform to invitation only audiences.

Calling his mother, Barbara Bush, “my favorite senior citizen,” Bush said that the new prescription drug program under Medicare — which takes effect in January — would benefit nearly every one who signed up.

Bush’s trip came the same week in which House and Senate leaders threw in the towel on trying to get committee action on the legislation before the August congressional recess.

They cited the press of other business, including energy legislation and a Central American free trade pact. But Bush’s plan faced solid Democratic opposition and a substantial amount of GOP skepticism.

Can Mommy Dearest save the day for Bush’s Social Security plan, let alone rescue him from his sliding approval ratings? Personally, I think the ship is sinking…

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About Pamela Leavey

Pamela Leavey is the Editor in Chief, Owner/Publisher of The Democratic Daily as well as a freelance writer and photographer. Pamela holds a certificate in Contemporary Communications from UMass Lowell, a Journalism Certificate from UMass Amherst and a B.A. in Creative Writing and Digital Age Communications from UMass Amherst UWW.
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7 Responses to Mama Bush Pitches Social Security

  1. kj says:

    Can’t comment because nothing civil is coming from my fingers after reading this post. Pamela, there should be a ban against writing about Social Security “reform,” the new Medicare prescription drug plan and Babs in the same blog. Arg. LOL

  2. Teresa says:

    Mama Bitch pitches shit.

  3. Teresa Says:

    July 22nd, 2005 at 4:34 pm

    ROFLMAO!!! :O

  4. “:O”

    hmmm… anyone know how to make a laughy face?


  5. Teresa says:

    I see it, Pamela!

  6. I see type face not laughy faces…

  7. Teresa says:

    I meant I see them in my mind!