Quote Originally Posted by WI Crippler View Post
I'm having a hard time understanding why we wouldn't want to increase the retirement age. People are living longer and we need people to contribute for longer periods of time to the system. Seems like a win/win idea to me. Plus staying active will keep people healthier longer. It's not as if working when you are 67 has dire consequences for people.
because they don't care about the economics - they care about the politics. and running on "Republicans want to murder old people!!! is one way to avoid having to talk about your record.