At Roll Call, Mort Kondracke argues that we need to shift the focus of federal spending from the old to the young so that the young can better pay for the babyboomers’ retirement. But Kondracke overlooks one problem: More government spending on kids can’t solve the problem if there aren’t enough kids to do the work. Come to think of it, I remember hearing something about that somewhere. . . .
Thursday, May 21, 2009, 1:14 PM