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A Social Security Quagmire?

From the May 2, 2005 issue: Here's an exit strategy for Bush.

May 2, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 31 • By FRED BARNES
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Of course, the president may not require an exit strategy. He and his chief adviser, Karl Rove, have been amazingly successful in winning on issues where they were expected to lose. Bush's discipline and determination have reaped benefits and might again. After all, Social Security reform hasn't even reached the stage of congressional hearings yet. Still, the odds on winning are long. So the smart move now is to find a way to minimize the damage from a possible defeat.

Fred Barnes is executive editor of The Weekly Standard.