It started happening last year.
In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama announced his MyRA program.
MyRA is basically an IRA that invests directly in… you guessed it… government bonds.
He pitched it as an easy for Americans to save for retirement “with no risk of losing what you put in”.
Step two came when both the President and Treasury Secretary embarked on a blitzkrieg-style marketing campaign to pump the program, pledging that they would aggressively push businesses to sign up their employees.
Now comes step three.
They’ll probably wait for some market crash, and then sell it to Americans like this: