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Poverty Chic
Washington Free Beacon, by Matthew Continetti

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/10/2014 5:54:01 AM

“Poverty,” the New York Times announced yesterday, “is suddenly the subject of bipartisan embrace.” I have spent a lot of time parsing that sentence. There is, for example, the adverb: “suddenly” does a lot of work; it carries the weight of the entire piece on its eight letters. The condition of the working poor, after all, has been a subject of political dispute since, oh, the Industrial Revolution. The author of the Times article, Jeremy W. Peters, seems to recognize the Groundhog Day aspect of his argument when he writes, in a fine example of mixed metaphor, “To read the flurry

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/10/2014 8:53:35 AM     (No. 9686774)

FTA:

“Poverty,” the New York Times announced yesterday, “is suddenly the subject of bipartisan embrace.”

Of course it is. It is an election year, so the Dems and RINO´s are falling over themselves to shovel as much money as possible to the "poor" LoFo´s in order to secure their vote.

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