Before we delve into the details of the feds’ epic entitlement arithmetic snafu, let’s check in with Harry Reid for the Democrats’ official party line on question of Social Security’s solvency:

“I’m saying the arithmetic on Social Security works…no, it’s not in crisis…Social Security is fine.”

Reid said the same thing about Obamacare’s now-defunct CLASS Act back in 2009. Here he is on the Senate floor claiming that the program is funded for “decades and decades” into the future: