Granny Bird Award: Rick Perry
A new feature at Cab Drollery, the Granny Bird will be awarded from time to time to individuals or groups who adversely affect the rights and interests of the elders, especially if they go out of their way to do so.
It is most fitting that the inaugural award should go to Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who, in a book published as he was burnishing his credentials to run for president, declared Social Security unconstitutional and "a Ponzi scheme." He has made it clear that he loathes this program and its partner Medicare and that he intends "to have a conversation" about them.
Well, Rick: here's the opening commentary from Granny.