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American Nanny State

Americans As Welfare Queens? It's a Dangerous Right-Wing Narrative

Caryl Rivers | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

Conservatives are spinning a narrative that pictures the U.S. as a profligate, lazy, "entitled" society, one in which the Protestant work ethic has withered on the vine and citizens live beyond their means and rely on government handouts.