Fifty years after LBJ announced the War on Poverty, the poverty rate is as high as ever recorded. At the same time, labor force participation is way down and disability is at record levels. Is this the best we can do? Senator Marco Rubio doesn’t think so and just unveiled a bold anti-poverty, pro-economic mobility agenda.
On this episode of the Ricochet Money & Politics podcast, I chat with Oren Cass, former domestic policy director of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. Cass recently wrote a National Review article which heavily influenced Rubio’s thinking on these issues.