How Welfare reform works (Maine edition)


Scene: The beautiful state of Maine:

Citizen: “I’m poor and need to eat. Please help me.”

Maine: “F*** you!”

(six months later)

Maine: “The number of our welfare recipients has fallen! Thus there are no more hungry people! Therefore, our reform plan was an unmitigated success!”

 

Citizen: “I’m still hungry…”

 

Maine: “An unmitigated success…”

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