"Threadbare," Okay, But Still...

Ore : 9:23 AM

Mr. Stafford is picking up the tab for three nights with meals at the hotel for scores of the normally uninvited and overlooked. He’s even promising gown, tuxedo and hair-dresser costs for those most in need. “We just need to get back to caring about one another,” Mr. Stafford told The Washington Post, paraphrasing the Bible: “To whom much is given, much is required.”

Mr. Stafford is one-upping Obama inaugural vows to “open this up to the public.” It’s heartening to contemplate a few of Washington’s steam-grate hoboes partying spiffy as expense-account insiders.
I want to know if the editor and writer who decided to go with the sensitive and oh-so-appropriate "steam-grate hoboes" to describe working poor or otherwise disadvantaged Americans also does children's parties.

"Steam-grate hoboes"? Really, dude?

[h/t mcjoan.]

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Comments for "Threadbare," Okay, But Still...
That guy didn't give me an invite to his steam-grate hobo party. I suppose it's different if I am a soon-to-be steam-grate hobo instead of a current one. Fuck this economy, and fuck the fucking fuckers who ruined it.

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