Sure, I’m a federally funded researcher, but my pee is clean, so I’m cool with this. Because with all of this ‘cushy undeserving poor‘ horseshit that’s going around, I say let’s be thorough and ensure nobody is abusing the system:
Unlike food stamps, nobody is debating making middle-class households take a drug test to qualify for the mortgage-interest tax deduction version of welfare. I’ll note that the way inclusiveness is defined is very important for the regulatory state and that democratic feudalism and upside-down populism is very relevant to Corey Robin’s new book on the conservative movement, and move on to the next concern.
Want to make sure they don’t have any addiction issues, so they’ll use the money responsibly.