In the war on the poor, most American conservatives — educated by Facebook posts and memes — have but one common enemy. It doesn’t matter which class of conservative you’re talking about, they are at war with the American poor person, believing them fully unworthy of steak and a vehicle that actually moves. A cell phone or cigarettes makes you the devil himself.
Poor conservatives hate the poor because they are holding out hope that they can someday be the people who buy congressmen for contracts and subsidies worth millions. They hate people they think are going nowhere while they work happily at sh*tty jobs that won’t exist in a couple of years if their next lackey gets elected.
Because they’re real Americans.
The conservative middle class hates the poor because they are an inconvenience to them. They feel like they’ve earned their lives — which many surely have — but far too many won’t admit that their inherent whiteness and rise from a middle-class family put them where they are.
The wealthy conservative loves the poor. They cost next to nothing, yet they provide a scapegoat for where trillions in revenues disappear to. They have little to no exposure to them in the real world. Wealthy people shop in wealthy neighborhoods. They eat at restaurants poor people can barely afford to work at. The poor are of literally no concern to the wealthy conservative as long as they show up for work at their minimum wage jobs to put steak and lobster on HIS plate.
Nobody cares that the rich are rich and good for you for working so hard. Everyone cares that the poor are poor except for the people who keep them that way. One way or the other they are a part of your life. Deal with it. They have enough problems without you poking your nose in their business. That is essentially the message this video presents.
Opposition Report couldn’t verify the authenticity of this video. In all reality when you take into consideration the young guy with the lottery tickets, the smoking pregnant woman, the fact that they only bought steak and bottled water and the little dude (or dudette?) who is obviously wasted makes it seem a bit suspicious.
That makes it even more perfect because this is exactly the kind of thing that causes hate and violence in our society. While it may not be authentic, it’s an accurate representation of the stupidity we face. It’s the kind of thing conservatives will see and rally around with a whole slew of “good fer you patriots!” Just check the comments, you’ll see them. They’re there; they’re always there.
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