I believe that it is irresponsible, it is basically part of the crisis of leadership in D.C. to not look at Social Security and understand that there has got to be a solution posed. We’ve got to take a look at it and make sure that we create a solution so our seniors aren’t left out in the cold.
Once it gets to a point where it becomes a matter of life and death to occupy a position of leadership or not, with an eye on future opportunities, therein lies the danger.
Clearly you need a new team to go out to bat on your behalf to fight for your rights and to report back to you personally and to the leadership of the IFP.
You have to enable and empower people to make decisions independent of you. As I’ve learned, each person on a team is an extension of your leadership if they feel empowered by you they will magnify your power to lead.