“If anyone here tries to cut … Medicare … I will stop you.” That was President Biden’s promise to a joint session of Congress during last week’s State of the Union address.

Some may find such tough talk reassuring. But Biden’s refusal to even acknowledge Medicare’s dire fiscal situation — much less chart a course for the program’s future — isn’t encouraging.

Whoever takes the White House this fall will need a plan for rescuing the health entitlement for seniors from financial calamity. What this moment demands are practical solutions to the problems facing Medicare — of which there is no shortage.

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