My Way News “The urgency ought to be simpler,” Gingrich said. “Every day young people are denied the opportunity to have a personal Social Security savings account, they are cheated out of that day’s compound interest." Bill Clinton made a political career of putting off everything that could be put off. Call it leadership by procrastination. He succeeded because that’s the way people are. We put things off. Even the most anal, scheduled, organized worry-wart puts things off, particularly things he feels he can do nothing about.