This isn't funny anymore. They really mean it.
Of course, shaming the poor isn't new, it's part of our culture. But the GOP hasn't stopped this campaign against social programs since the 80s and is ramping it up by passing laws in individual states, state by state. Their forerunning candidates have all legislated and spoken toward eliminating "social safety nets" including Social Security.
Romney "isn't concerned about the very poor."
This is a good summation of how the Repos became the party of and for the rich:
Poor Republicans say their party doesn't help the poor enough (why are they still voting for them then?)
Pennsylvania is adding restrictions to Food Stamp recipients:
The Daily Show did a fabulous job on the FL law to force Welfare recipients to take drug tests- but the politicians won't pee in a cup:
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