Quote of the Day

"Really poor children in really poor neighborhoods have no habits for working and have nobody around them who works. So they literally have no habit of showing up on Monday."—Multimillionaire Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, who has evidently never actually met any poor people, defending his endorsement of repealing child labor laws.

Via @AdamSerwer, who also notes that it's "More accurate to say poor children often have 'no one around them' because they frequently have one parent who is *always* working."

Again, I would just like to note that Newt Gingrich is one of the best candidates the Republican Party can find in a nation of 308 million people.

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