Fisher to West End seniors: I’ll save Social Security

Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher, the Democratic candidate for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat, met with about 20 fixed-income senior citizens who live in the West End’s City West housing development to warn them that if his opponent, Rob Portman, and the Republican Party takes over Congress this fall, the Social Security will be in danger.

One woman asked: What is the best solution?

“Elect me,” Fisher said.

His opponent, former Cincinnati congressman Rob Portman, Fisher said, “believes we should privatize Social Security. That’s a fancy way of saying that your Social Security should be invested in the stock market.”

“I guess he thinks you could make a lot of money investing your Social Security in the stock market,” Fisher said. “Well, I suppose you could make a lot of money in the stock market on Thursday. Then you could lose it all on Friday.”

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