2012 Fiscal Summit
(As Prepared for Delivery)
First, a brief history of this Fiscal Summit.
As recently as a few years ago, there was still a lack of awareness and an abundance of apathy over the unsustainable long-term debt situation in America.
I felt like the Philosophy professor in the old joke. When he asked his class which was worse, ignorance or apathy, a sleepy student from the back of the room called out, “I don’t know and I don’t care!”