Dan Riehl at Riehl World View posts about what the media in Europe is saying about the gutting of Welfare Reform in the Stimulus Bill. As he points out, we are not likely to see anything like this in our Obama-cessed media outlets. From the TOL article Riehl links to,
Even Mickey Kaus, a prominent liberal blogger, has denounced what he describes as the “get more people on welfare” provisions of Obama’s bill. Writing at Slate, the political website, Kaus said: “Lack of jobs isn’t a reason to loosen work requirements . . . Have the Dems never heard of ‘workfare’?
“Give recipients useful community service work, and if they do the work, then they get the [welfare] cash.”