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The rise of the entitlement class Photo source montrealgazette

The rise of the entitlement class

more people become dependent on government, either through employment, government contracts or handouts; the less likely they are to vote for spending cutbacks. As Luxembourg Prime Minster Jean-Claude Junker put it “We all know what to do, but we don’t know how to get re-elected once we have done it”.

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