Democratic policy centers on poverty and transfers. There are a lot of reasons for this. Obviously, people in poverty are worse off than others, a
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NO, most emphatically it DOES NOT center on poverty. Clearly, you don’t pay attention to poverty policy whatsoever whereas it is my life. Democrats rarely if ever mention the poor or policies for them. They just mention it more often than Republicans, and with Paul Ryan having a hard on to hurt poor people, he talks about poverty more often than Democrats do. The middle class. That’s your magic word they always use and where all of their campaigning focuses. Transfers are mostly not done to the poor. Social Security goes to every senior and disabled person who worked.

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