23 December 2007

Barrel Scraping Watch

During an altercation at a meeting in New Orleans about razing damaged public housing, one of the rowdies provided a perfect illustration of the strong tendency of how examples of the poor in America selected by Old Media tend to discredit anti-poverty efforts. This woman, who complained of not being taken care of well enough and living in terrible conditions, has a nice apartment with hard wood floors and a 60 inch TV. It is, frankly, hardly to work up any sentiment for her except “my tax money paid for that?”.

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