Lou Jacobson for Politifact: Sestak claim that Toomey “still supports privatizing Social Security” is half-true
The ad is correct that Toomey supports a type of privatization – in fact, he’s been quite open about it – but that privatization proposal is limited and optional. The Toomey plan also wouldn’t directly affect today’s seniors, and it may or may not affect any of today’s seniors who are still alive years down the road. This clashes with the ad’s visuals, which seem directly targeted at older voters, not younger ones. Click here to read more.