Most americans want the problems fixed. At everyone else’s expense. I read a poll quite some time ago in which 70% of the respondants wanted cuts in govt. When asked what, they all pointed at everyone else’s programs.
Yup. That makes reforming entitlement programs politically dangerous. Its one thing to phase them out for future generations, its another thing altogether to take them away from present beneficiaries.
No one is going to do it - the costs are just too high.