09/29/2013 08:36 pm ET Updated Nov 29, 2013

GOP Starves the Poor for Votes?

While we fret over Obamacare in the lurch of budget showdown games how about feeding the hungry held hostage?

Trail Mix contributor Joe Bruns sorts the details about a lesser covered debate: Savaging what used to be called food stamps (now SNAP).

Twenty-three million SNAP beneficiaries are children. Critics say the program is full of cheaters. Experts say maybe it's one percent cheaters out of 5 million recipients. That's nothing compared to tax frauds and defense industry cheaters.

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