Barbara Ehrenreich writes, "Where the wait staff and bed-makers live today I do not know." I wish that she would do an informative study of the poor over time and not just a snapshot at a given time. The permanent underclass in this country is under 5 percent. I think it's more important how people are living and what they're spending.
I don't know about Idaho, but in New York both rich and poor can equally view beautiful scenery of our fabulous skyline during their daily commutes. So what if the ultra-wealthy see it from a limo while others view it from a subway?
If she couldn't find a shirt for under $100, why didn't she try the nearest Wal-Mart? If that's not politically correct, what about Target?
East Rockaway, NY
Jun 25 2008 - 12:24pm