• Nation's Largest Seniors Group Pushes Back Against Critics Of Its Social Security Campaign

    One year ago - By The Huffington Post

    AARP defended itself Monday against criticism of its “Take A Stand” Social Security advocacy campaign, which has outraged progressives because it uses conservative scare tactics about the program and does not take a position against benefit cuts.
    The blog post appeared to be in response to a Huffington Post report Sunday for which the group declined repeated requests for comment.
    “Take A Stand” uses advertising, in-person activism and other tactics to demand that political candidates spell out their plans for closing Social Security's funding gap with as much detail as possible.
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