Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.
FOUR OUT OF FIVE!
Although the undercurrent of the piece seems to be that it’s a problem now because white people are suffering which, it seems, is an awful indictment on manner in which the reporting of poverty happens.
Normal if it’s African-Americans and Hispanics who are suffering – that’s just their normal state of being but if it’s whites suffering – OH MY GOD – now let’s do something about it.
Unsurprising that this is the manner in which the problem is approached but no less hideous for all that.