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SS and Medicare were both widely agreed upon and had support of both the majority of the public and politicians of both political parties.

That's a pretty creative editing of history.

Pretty much all of Republican mainstream business opposed Social Security, arguing it would lead to widespread unemployment and would keep the United States in the Depression. (Hmmm.... sound like familiar arguments?). Chambers of Commerce, manufacturing associations, etc. all came out against it.
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