Barack Obama's senior moment
Chicago Times - over 8 years
Three years before Rep. Wilbur Mills, the Arkansas Democrat who then chaired the Ways and Means Committee, had his fling with a stripper named Fanne Foxe, a.k.a. The Argentine Firecracker, he decided to seek the Democrats' 1972 presidential nomination. So in an almost admirably straightforward attempt to buy the votes of the elderly, he successfully championed an automatic cost-of-living adjustment -- COLA -- for Social Security.
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