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  •  I've seen several people do this and report on (6+ / 0-)

    it. It's not realistic. If you live on SNAP regularly, you have food left when you get a new allotment. Like mayonnaise and mustard. But more importantly, if you're just doing it for a challenge, you have no fear. If you really run out of food, you know you're not going to starve. If people really cared, they'd go talk to people who really walk the walk.

    •  I think Booker is making a unique point, here (0+ / 0-)

      He's not trying to pretend that he's living just as someone on assistance is, as much as showing that people who do live as such have it tougher than his Twitter peer (and many asshats like that person) care to realize.  I believe that does show a measure of care.

      "So, please stay where you are. Don't move and don't panic. Don't take off your shoes! Jobs is on the way."

      by wader on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 09:55:39 PM PST

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