WATCH: Dem Rep John Larson gives GOP a SCATHING lecture on Social Security TRUTH

Here's a Social Security reminder for the GOP: “Newsflash! It’s the insurance the American people have paid for.”

If you need a pick-me-up, take a few minutes to watch Connecticut Democratic Representative John Larson stick up for the…

“What a profiles in lack of courage,” Larson says, as he describes the GOP efforts to bend the truth and turn public opinion against Social Security and Medicare by calling them “entitlements.” He points out that, in fact, people have paid into this insurance system. (Which, by the way, is perfectly solvent.)