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Heritage Foundation: America's poor actually live pretty durn well!
Heritage Foundation: America's poor actually live pretty durn well!

The Heritage Foundation has weighed in with its contribution to the enduring conservative effort to paint America's poor as undeserving mooks. The right-wing think tank's offer is a paper titled "The War on Poverty After 50 Years," by senior research analyst Robert Rector and policy analyst Rachel Sheffield. Rector contributed a companion article to the Daily Signal, which is Heritage's (stop me if you've heard this one) "straight" news site. That article comes complete with a snazzy graphic, which you can see below. The items were published to coincide with the Census Bureau's release of poverty statistics this month, which we discussed here....

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