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Internet Rips Fox Guest Who Can't Understand How Money Helps Poor People

God forbid a brown person in Congress offers tangible ideas to help vulnerable folks. Cue Fox News Freak Out over Rep. Tlaib's suggestion, courtesy of Justin Haskins.

Do people on Fox News realize they look and sound ridiculous and stupid? Do they just not care? Here's this morning's submission to the Fox News Idiot's Hall Of Fame: Justin Haskins asking the question, "How does giving poor people money help them?" and asserting that the goal of this would be to destroy capitalism.

Fox guest on .'s proposal for direct cash assistance to needy Americans: "How is handing everybody $3000 or $6000 actually going to improve people's lives? ... This is about destroying capitalism, not improving people's lives."

— Bobby Lewis (@revrrlewis)

My favorite part, of course, is the Twitter response to this condescending caucasity.

Yes. Destroying capitalism by... giving more people the power to buy things...

— tolle (@tolle55319974)

How did handing $2T to big business help them? Was that about destroying capitalism too?

— Parrhizzia🇺🇸🇦🇺 (@parrhizzia)

How is improving people's lives actually going to improve people's lives?

— The Gritty Committee (@ocoo6o1xmw)

Attacking direct cash assistance to the poor, this Fox guest asks, "if you're making $49,000, why would you want to make $55,000 if you know that you lose your $3,000 check?" (He might want to recalculate that example.)

— Bobby Lewis (@revrrlewis)

— Jason Bailey (@jasondashbailey)

Oooo! Oooo! I have more questions! How would giving medicine to the sick help THOSE people? Why don't they just WORK HARDER to get better? And how would giving food to hungry people help THEM? Hunger builds CHARACTER, dammit!


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