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The National Review Finally Just Comes Out and Says It: Fuck Poor People

March 30, 2016

An excellent essay on the way in which some elites/conservatives express disdain for the less fortunate among us.

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Kevin Williamson for The National Review had this to say about poor whites:

Nothing happened to them. There wasn’t some awful disaster. There wasn’t a war or a famine or a plague or a foreign occupation. Even the economic changes of the past few decades do very little to explain the dysfunction and negligence — and the incomprehensible malice — of poor white America. So the gypsum business in Garbutt ain’t what it used to be. There is more to life in the 21st century than wallboard and cheap sentimentality about how the Man closed the factories down.

The truth about these dysfunctional, downscale communities is that they deserve to die. Economically, they are negative assets. Morally, they are indefensible. Forget all your cheap theatrical Bruce Springsteen crap. Forget your sanctimony about struggling Rust Belt factory towns and your conspiracy theories about the wily Orientals stealing our jobs. Forget your…

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7 Comments
  1. The poor keep their abuse under their Hat because of this type psychopath in society. I would Love a 1 on 1 with you at any time. I will explain it to you. Former Candidate for Governor of Indiana 2012.

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  2. the poor are the slaves to the rich
    The evidence is the minimum wage issue
    No one talks about the minimum wages above the poverty line.

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  3. What a dick.

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  5. This article is representative of the prevailing view of the parasitical oligarchy that destroys this country by preying unabated on the middle class and the poor.

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  6. Shaun Hensley permalink

    Systems should benefit those in the system, not the other way around. If a plurality of a population doesn’t thrive in a system, that’s an indictment against the system and the defenders of the system.

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