This is the conversation about poverty that America doesn’t want to have: We discuss the poor as a pity or a blight, but we rarely admit that America’s high rate of poverty is a policy choice, and there are reasons we choose it over and over again.
@ezraklein Wish you would ask the hard questions when you have access to influential people ...say...Obama?
@ezraklein the rich need the poor
starting with cheap labor
ending with someone to blame for all societal problems
@ezraklein weLL if SomebODy ChooZES Not To sTArt a teCH COmpany and geT Rich, or PickS Poorz as Parentz, whAT Are we To dO???