During the 1984 campaign, President Reagan said solemnly that Social Security benefits would be cut "over my dead body." He has now agreed to a one-year freeze on benefits, despite Social Security having its own trust funds, is solvent and contributes absolutely nothing to the deficit.
Therefore, I offer gratis this epitaph for Reagan's "dead body"--"Here Ronald Reagan lies . . . as usual."
MORT R. LEWIS
Marina del Rey