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James Roosevelt Jr: Hume's 'outrageous distortion' of FDR 'calls for a retraction, an apology, maybe even a resignation

Fox News anchor Brit Hume intentionally mislead viewers into believing that FDR endorsed an eventual phaseout of Social Security in favor of private accounts. In actuality, FDR was speaking to phasing out the old-age pension plans that were necessary when Social Security was introduced since many elderly citizens had not contributed to the system at that point.


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