Rick Perry: A 'frank, honest discussion' on Social Security

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Sep 12, 2011 10:23 AM

In advance of tonight's GOP debate in Florida - which is sure to become an extended discussion of Social Security as Rick Perry sees it - the Texas governor writes a USA Today op-ed in which he couches his comments as those of a truth-teller.

But he moves far away from language about the program as a "failure," or something that never should have happened, and sticks to the funding mandate: