Bitterly funny sketch from Australian blogger Burnt Karma about an imaginative approach to poverty. The original nanny state has all the answers.
[Voice Over...]For too long, poverty has been a constant issue in Australia. Unemployed, teen mothers and pensioners swell the ranks of the underclass every day.
(cliched images of poor people doing poor people things, like sitting around looking hopeless)
That's why the Federal Government's new EAT THE POOR program will solve both poverty and hunger in Australia forever.
Read the rest.
Again, very funny comments...
A fairly short post set off a string of responses in the comments more interesting than the post (which was not too shabby) . The Robert Merkel/Bargholz exchange is priceless, at one point calling for editing on the part of the host.