Think of this as the NYTimes carrying the Koch Bros funded Heritage Foundation water for them . . .
WASHINGTON — When the Census Bureau said in September that the number of poor Americans had soared by 10 million to rates rarely seen in four decades, commentators called the report “shocking” and “bleak.” Most poverty experts would add another description: “flawed.”
Yeah, you aren't nearly that poor, after all, you do get food-stamps and some Government aid, don't you? See, it's not all that bad, why are you peasants complaining?
Yes, as wealthy experts all agree, poverty isn't that bad of a problem. Because we all know that experts in financial reporting usually come from struggling households who have a first hand view of how hard it is to succeed in the face of crippling poverty, that and how hard it is to find a good chauffeur.
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