In President Obama's first term, Republicans made a lot of hay by pointing out that our entitlement programs are on an unsustainable path, and that argument was supported by the Simpson-Bowles bipartisan commission to fix the long-term deficit.
Sen. Rubio gave a speech at the National Press Club addressing some of America's retirement policies and the problems we're facing in a future where a much larger percentage of the population are retirees.
The defense budget is no longer the top driver of spending - it has been bypassed by Social Security.
There's been an odd prevalence for some on the left - Elizabeth Warren, for example, and Paul Krugman - to be promoting Social Security as a government program we should be spending <i>more</i> money on.
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