Let Them Eat Picket Signs

Abby Zimet

ThinkProgress caught another, particularly sleazy move by the GOP to punish unions: a provision buried in a food stamp funding bill that would cut off benefits to any family if a parent is on strike. Turns out they're not the first guys to think strikers' kids shouldn't eat; thankfully, some disagree.


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