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Meet Mick Mulvaney, the Trump goon who wants poor kids to go hungry.

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Trump’s budget proposal is very good for his rich friends and very bad for poor people. It is the job of Mulvaney, the new director of the Office of Management and Budget, to argue otherwise. Alas, he proved this afternoon that his festive shamrock pocket square cannot compensate for his soullessness:

The sole objective of Meals on Wheels is to feed elderly people and keep them alive.

The benefit of such programs is that the kids are fed and remain alive. (Also, studies indicate free school breakfast indeed correlates to improvements in academic performance.)

We’re starting to see a pattern here. A lot of people will die when their cities fall into the sea and wildfires engulf their homes and pollution gives them cancer.

That’s right. If poor Americans don’t deserve to eat, then neither do poor people anywhere else! That’s the America First promise.

Everything’s ok though.

We are through the looking glass.