Having Backed Obama, MoveOn Now Ready To Buck Him

MoveOn.org may have been one of a number of progressive groups that helped land President Obama back in the Oval Office for another four years, but now it’s looking potentially to take him on publicly over the future of Social Security. The organization emailed supporters Wednesday to express concern over an offer by the president to slash Social Security benefits by $112 billion over the coming decade as part of a deal to prevent the coming so-called fiscal cliff. “Standing up to a President we fought so hard to elect, right after an election, isn’t easy.  Which is why we urgently need your advice,” the email says. “As part of the ongoing fiscal negotiations in Washington, President Obama has offered … Continue reading