Let Them Eat Cuts in Vital Social Services

Abby Zimet

Oh, the hypocrisy: Rep. Paul Ryan, godfather of belt-tightening for the poor and sick and elderly, spent an evening this week sipping $350 wine - actually, two bottles, for $700 - with like-minded cohorts. The event was caught by a Rutgers business professor and TPM reader who noted they spent more than the weekly earnings of a two-income working family making minimum wage.

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