But Will argued that federal assistance “can’t solve the problems, because their problems are cultural.”Exactly! I mean, it’s pretty obvious that single mothers and fourth graders who can’t pass math tests caused this:
“You have a city, 139 square miles, you can graze cattle in vast portions of it, dangerous herds of feral dogs roam in there,” he opined. “Three percent of fourth graders reading at the national math standards, 47 percent of Detroit residents are functionally illiterate, 79 percent of Detroit children are born to unmarried mothers.”
“They don’t have a fiscal problem, Steve, they have a cultural collapse,” Will added.
Monday, July 29, 2013
Detroit Is A Cultural Problem
George Will diagnoses the real problem with Detroit, and gives us yet more evidence that he’s ready to be put out to pasture.
Posted by O’Hollern at 8:19 AM