Byline: Matt Moore, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Last week, the U.S. Treasury department published the annual reports for Social Security and Medicare. The new volumes - all 460 pages, five pounds worth - met a so-what, ho-hum reception by both the national media and congressional leaders.
Not much changed since last year; what's the big deal, right?
Social Security and Medicare are hurtling toward a cliff like lemmings... ho hum. $70 trillion in unfunded promises... yadda yadda, whatever. disaster, death, destruction. We've heard it all before.
But this time, just maybe, it will turn out different. This time the president and Congress have to …