"OK, Sister Drop That Sandwich!"
says the headline of an article in Newsweek about America's war on the poor.
"Compassionate conservatives" in Congress never saw a tax-cut they didn't like, never found the empathy to help fund the social services they dumped on the evangelical faith-based ministries that sprang up on hopes of getting on the federal dole while prosyletizing the needy, and never said no to a pork-barrel project for a K-Street lobbyist.
"Compassionate conservatives" in local government never want to see people who are hungry or homeless. Now they are making it illegal to give away food in public parks.