United States Republican Presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney is getting a pasting for his comment:
…I’m not concerned about the very poor; we have a safety net there.
Over on Denise Roche’s minimum wage thread here at frogblog, commenter dbuckley recalls for us just what that “safety net” actually is:
Yeah… but… you have that wonderful safety net system that looks after people who fail to achieve the American Dream and fall on hard times.
I just can’t quite remember its name….
I guess it’s pretty much the same here, and will become more so as the children of the Mother Of All Budgets reach adulthood and become increasingly engaged with the Corrections Department.