January 3, 2023 ☼ mississippi ☼ welfare ☼ scandal
Source: PBS NewsHour (Link)
In Mississippi, where elected officials have a long history of praising self-sufficiency and condemning federal antipoverty programs, a welfare scandal has exposed how millions of dollars were diverted to the rich and powerful — including pro athletes — instead of helping some of the neediest people in the nation.
Because it makes sense to give money to
campaign donors “job creators” rather than the poor.