Reader: Herman Melville Quote Defines Conservative Mentality

Today on the Juice, we sought to explain some of Gov.-elect Rick Scott's ideas for his upcoming governorship. Come to find out, all his plans are typical of conservatism and involve blaming the less-fortunate Floridians. 


One frequent reader cleverly defined Scott's mentality with a quote by Herman Melville, deceased American novelist and poet.
Virgil Starkwell 2 hours ago
"Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed."
Herman Melville

Is there a quote that more accurately describes the mentality of a conservative? Always looking to blame the poor, while the wealthy pillage, plunder and send our jobs overseas.

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