ARCHIVED: Literature professor Nicolaus Mills questions Republican hopefuls' attacks on food stamps in Dissent

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

In , Literature professor Nicolaus Mills questions the tactics of Republican presidential hopefuls who have been attacking welfare programs such as food stamps. Mills recalls a similar and successful strategy taken by Ronald Regan, but cautions that, "targeting families using food stamps in the midst of America's worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, however, is a different story."