Friday, February 18, 2011

Forbidden Words

Said Christie, politic'ly gifted:
"The retirement age should be lifted."
In the subsequent pause,
You could hear oohs and aahs,
As political ground subtly shifted.    

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, speaking in Washington to the conservative American Enterprise Institute, seemingly surprised even himself with his characteristically blunt statement that the age of eligibility for Social Security benefits should be raised.  Listen to his own reaction at 1:54 in the audio link below.

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