"But we do have to admit that we have the baby boom generation getting ready to retire, and we're going to double the amount of retirees," he said. "And to put our head in the sand and just say we're just going to keep borrowing more money is not going to work. There will have to be changes for the younger generation."
Mr. Loscocco says Mr. Cahill cannot win and continuing the campaign would split the anti-incumbent vote so Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick would get a second term.