The Liberals caused the expansion of the Welfare State by attacking the wrong causes of poverty. Government policy may pay the poor people so they can live but what causes them to be poor? It’s not education which has become so phenomenally huge that everyone gets educated by well paid teachers.
Integration eliminated segregation as a cause or poverty. America even pays for cellphones for the poor. What then causes poverty?
The poor have government paid for, meaning taxpayer paid for health care.
Giving money and benefits to the poor hasn’t stopped the poor from appearing.
Roosevelt almost single-handedly created the New Deal. LBJ charged us to pay for his Great Society where No Child Is Left Behind. there’s no more racial, gender, or sexual discrimination so why are the poor still here? ….developing, ….