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Video: George Allen Would Bring us “Retirement (In)Security”

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Today the Kaine for Virginia campaign continued its efforts to highlight George Allen’s support for privatizing Social Security with a  web video entitled “Retirement (in)Security.” The video spotlights comments made by George Allen over the weekend at a GOP primary debate where he doubled down on his support for President Bush’s plan to privatize Social Security. The video reminds viewers that if George Allen had been successful, the average senior would have lost thousands in retirement savings as the stock market bottomed out. In the video, CNN’s Jack Cafferty says of privatization, “It failed back then, but that concept could still very much become a reality.”  In advance of the debate which was held in Roanoke, Governor Kaine traveled to the area to hold a forum with Seniors on the future of social security and Medicare where he again reiterated his promise to strengthen existing programs – a stark contrast to Allen’s continued, vocal support for privatization.