Harry Reid wants people to meet Sharron Angle too. In his first ad, Reid explains how Angle wants to eliminate Social Security and Medicare while questioning her links to Scientology, asking, "What's next?"
Angle's Republican primary opponent, Sue chicken lady Lowden released the following ad exposing Angle's links to the cult of Scientology (h/t TPM):
Also see: Sharron Angle campaign working to quiet Scientology question
Via Media Matters: Angle's website advocates "transition[ing] out" Social Security
Angle's campaign website advocates "[f]ree market alternatives" as Social Security "is transitioned out." Angle's campaign website explains her position on Social Security (emphasis added):read more...
Social Security and its attendant Medicare are broken and bankrupt systems because we, as voting citizens, have allowed congress to transform these systems from insurance programs to and entitlement programs. The government must continue to keep its contract with seniors, who entered into the system on good faith and now are depending on that contract. (Pat Boone, a champion for seniors and the spokesman for 60's Plus, has endorsed Sharron Angle's candidacy.)
Free market alternatives, which offer retirement choices to employees and employers, must be developed and offered to those still in their wage earning years, as the Social Security system is transitioned out. Young workers must be encouraged to investigate personal retirement account options.
Here's Angle saying she'd eliminate Social Security (via ProgressNowNevada at http://www.TheWrongAngle.com):
Via Harry Reid: Even Republicans say Angle's plans for Social Security are ridiculous:
Also Via Harry Reid: NV Seniors Outraged By Sharron Angle's Plan to Eliminate Social Security