How ironic that just as seniors celebrate Social Security’s birthday, Mitt Romney has named in Paul Ryan a running mate who wants to decimate the program.

While the Romney-Ryan team is a match made in heaven for billionaires, big banks and insurance companies, it could spell disaster for most seniors.

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