On Laffer and the undeserving poor

Lazy farmers don't deserve to die.

White House adviser Arthur Laffer is rehearsing an old capitalist parable against welfare, according to the Washington Post’s Jeff Stein:

Imagine there’s two farmers [on an island] and nothing else. One gets unemployment. Who pays for it? The other farmer! That’s economics - straight, simple, intuitive, and true. That’s why government spending doesn’t wo…

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