Food Stamp Usage Surges, Data Withheld Until After Election
Just about a week after election and the reports of fraud and other shenanigans are starting to overflow. Now we learn food stamps have surged to a new all time record, and the report was “delayed” until after the election.
“This time the USDA delayed its release nine days past the semi-official deadline, far past the election, and until Friday night to report August foodstamp data. One glance at the number reveals why: at 47.1 million, this was not only a new all time record, but the monthly increase of 420,947 from July was the biggest monthly increase in one year. One can see why a reported surge in foodstamps ahead of the elections is something the USDA, and the administration may not have been too keen on disclosing”