2018-07-25 14:37:31 UTC
In an attempt to appease the rural, white casualties of his widely-decried trade
war, President Donald Trump announced billions of dollars in federal aid to
farmers, many of whom make up his base of proud Americans who hate big
government, welfare and those people who are always asking for a handout.
According to the Washington Post, Vladimir Putins Executive Vice President of
U.S. Operations unveiled a $12 billion package of emergency aid for farmers
caught up in his trade war with China, Canada, the European Union and every
other country except Russia and a shithole to be named later.
These programs are being deliberately put together in order to allow us to
respond to unwarranted trade retaliation, said Jason Hafemeister, USDAs Trade
Counsel to the Secretary in a thinly-veiled attempt to quiet criticism from
The plan will go into effect in September and will try to help soybean, corn,
pork and dairy farmers by purchasing food and surplus beef from farmers. The
package also sets aside billions in direct assistance.
I know what youre thinking, but just because the plan hands out billions in
taxpayer funds doesnt mean that the Trump administration is offering government
assistance to farmers. Didnt you read the previous paragraph? Its direct
assistance. Direct is an action word. Its powerful, unlike the weak and
This is different. Obama had a social welfare program to fight poverty that gave
taxpayer-funded welfare handouts. The Trump Administration is going to send the
money direct deposit so it wont go into anyones hands. Therefore, by
definition, its not a handout. Its a taxpayer-funded program to fight poverty
for white people, and everyone knows if white people get it, its not welfare.