Social Security: MIA

Candidates do not have the right to remain silent. Good old Molly Ivins, a fellow texan and a liberal political commentator for decades, passed away earlier this year. Over the course of her career, Ivins was called many things by the crackerjack politicos of the right (few of them kind), but she held on to the important, oft-forgotten issues with a grip the likes of which neither Mr. Russert nor Mr. Matthews can ever hope to match. And she pulled it off while working in a state like Texas, which is a feat unto itself. I wish to invoke her …






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