(Read the Full article here: Today in Conservative Crazy, Poor People Are Like Wild Animals Edition)
This has been getting posted on the walls of Conservative Alley, Internet Town, recently:
(I was confused at first, too, but apparently that’s what was once known as a newspaper; and it does not appear to be a fake, as fake stuff is free, whereas this gem is behind a paywall).
Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, asks us to ‘Please Do Not Feed the Animals.’
Their stated reason for the policy is because the animals will grow dependent on handouts and will not learn to take care of themselves.
This ends today’s lesson.
So. Let’s leave aside the fact that if Billy Fleming ever dipped below the poverty line, he’d have his hand out faster than you could say “social safety net.” Or that Billy Fleming has benefited every moment of his life, from birth until right this very instant, from a giant complex of state and federally-funded networks like hospitals and roads and schools and regulatory agencies that keep his toys free of lead and his food free of contamination…Read More