The ten poorest states in our country are Red States. Moreover, Red States are mostly welfare states as they receive more from the federal government than they pay in. That the media does not cover this fact is a disservice to the entire American population. If America knew what policies worked throughout the nation it would be impossible for the GOP to continue to hold middle class policies hostage to a failed ideology.Emphasis added. And do read Eric Boehlert today in which he revisits the greatest media failure in half a century.
Update: Chris Hedges names our sellout intellectuals.