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  •  Peterson uses a divide and conquer strategy... (15+ / 0-)

    Pitting boomers against Gen X, Y, and Millennials. At one time, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation was trying to enlist progressives in their battle - apparently assuming that most online progressives were Gen X or above.

    I have saved forever, in infamy, an ad from the PGP Foundation, and a rancorous email conversation that I had with one of their directors several years ago.  Every time that Peterson comes up, I remind folks - this blogad, which was targeted toward progressive websites, is Peter G. Peterson:

    This is what Peter G. Peterson is all about - dismantling social security by fomenting a generational divide.

    We're resigned to our collective fate because we've been conditioned to believe that this is as good as it gets. It's not.

    by Richard Cranium on Wed Apr 18, 2012 at 02:29:49 PM PDT

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