Tag Archives: social Darwinism

Cutting food aid to poor kids

It’s not just bleeding-heart liberal rhetoric. Republican politicians really are mutating backwards — devolving — into enthusiasts for social Darwinist notions that were popular in the Gilded Age. From ThinkProgress, another nauseating example of how low these mutants will stoop … Continue reading

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Survival of the foulest

Barack Obama, quoted in yesterday’s New York Times: Disguised as deficit reduction plans, [the Paul Ryan budget] is really an attempt to impose a radical vision on our country. It is thinly veiled social Darwinism. And by gutting the very … Continue reading

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