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Brooks: Showing Concern For “the Poor” Should be Conservatives’ Top Priority

AliveInHim Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 4:03 PM
We've been fighting a War on Poverty' for more than forty years. Who won?
GustaveMolinari Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 4:13 PM
Any time you use the words "War on" to promote what you want to do it really means that you're going to misuse the Constitution in some way; it will fail, and it will cost a lot of money and ruin lives.
Ress Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 4:05 PM

So much time and money and digital ink has been spent in recent months trying to figure out “what went wrong” during the last election cycle. But perhaps the answer is simpler than we realize: Writing in the Wall Street Journal on Monday, AEI president Arthur C. Brooks argued that conservatives are failing to discuss an issue every voter in America cares deeply about -- namely, how to empower and improve the lives of poor people:

[T]here is only one statistic needed to explain the outcome of the 2012 presidential election. An April YouGov.com poll—which mirrored every other poll...