It never made any sense to you & the majority of the right whiners because you are uninformed.<quoted text>
The reduction of a tax dedicated to a failing Social Security program never made any sense, unless the Social Security were also reduced.
The President wanted to get a tax break to working Americans. The problem being how do you do it.
The payroll tax cut was just a mechanism to accomplish this tax break to working Americans.
The money lost to SS in this tax break was replaced by funds from the general fund.
Social Security did not lose funding.
Try to keep up