Time For Conservatives to be the New Crusaders Against Poverty


Conservatives advocate a greater mobility for those at the bottom of the economic ladder, targeted tax relief for low-income workers and parents, and greater access to job skills education programs. Yet progressives continue to charge conservatives with doing nothing to address the plight of the poor. Progressives charge conservatives with being allies of the rich against the poor, even though during the Obama presidency the rich have prospered like never before, while the poor have fallen further behind.

However, it is not just the Left that is to blame for the perpetuation of this image of conservatism as unconcerned about […]