Dubya explains the virtues of his Social Security plan, Tampa, Florida, Feb. 4, 2005:
NO SHIT SHERLOCK!WOMAN IN AUDIENCE: I don't really understand. How is it the new [Social Security] plan is going to fix that problem?
DUBYA: Because the -- all which is on the table begins to address the big cost drivers. For example, how benefits are calculated, for example, is on the table. Whether or not benefits rise based upon wage increases or price increases. There's a series of parts of the formula that are being considered. And when you couple that, those different cost drivers, affecting those -- changing those with personal accounts, the idea is to get what has been promised more likely to be -- or closer delivered to what has been promised. Does that make any sense to you? It's kind of muddled.
Cover your ears...I need to scream again...AAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgggggggggghhhh!!!!!!! I cannot for the life of me understand how someone with such an awful ability to form thoughts and speak could ever hold public office.Look, there's a series of things that cause the -- like, for example, benefits are calculated based upon the increase of wages, as opposed to the increase of prices. Some have suggested that we calculate -- the benefits will rise based upon inflation, as opposed to wage increases. There is a reform that would help solve the red if that were put into effect. In other words, how fast benefits grow, how fast the promised benefits grow, if those -- if that growth is affected, it will help on the red.
Hey, I just had a brillant idea...the White House should dig up Mrs. Hoff to teach Georgie grammer, sentence structure, and rhetoric. And how about some etymology for good measure?