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Peter G. Peterson Turned Entitlement Into a Bad Word

This article was published to my personal Talkmarkets blog and is my opinion only, but I think you will find it interesting: https://talkmarkets.com/contributor/gary-anderson/blog/bonds/peter-g-peterson-turned-entitlement-into-a-bad-word?post=170114&uid=4798

Peter G. Peterson recently passed away at the age of 91. He was lauded for his philanthropy, for his willingness to bring right and left into the foundation containing his name, that he generously funded, and for his thoughtfulness. But the truth is, Pete Peterson forever split and damaged America by making entitlement a bad word.

Pete Peterson is everything that Americans should fear from those who attended the University of Chicago, where he received his MBA. From Leo Strauss onward to Paul Wolfowitz, the university has produced some real villains. Peterson fits the mold, but was cunning in his ability to look centrist. As Leo Strauss, father of the neocons, who taught at the university, once said, keep the form of democrac…