GOP is literally killing its base

See on Scoop.itDidYouCheckFirst

Slashing food stamps will decrease the life expectancy of poor rural whites, many of whom put Republicans in office

Greg Russak‘s insight:

"The late journalist Joe Bageant (a self-described “redneck leftist” and author of the 2008 bookDeer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches From America’s Class War) had a lot to say about white poverty and the fact that the GOP, with its emphasis on culture war issues, has convinced many older whites to vote against their own economic interests."

See on www.salon.com

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