Sep 19, 2012 3:29 PM GMT
Balancing saidfrom the David Brooks column titled "Thurston Howell Romney":
"The people who receive the disproportionate share of government spending are not big-government lovers.
THEY ARE REPUBLICANS.
They are senior citizens. They are white men with high school degrees.
As Bill Galston of the Brookings Institution has noted, THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE BENEFITED FROM THE ENTITLEMENTS EXPLOSION------
ARE MIDDLE CLASS WORKERS, more so than the dependent poor. "