2016 Elections

Trump Wins Big in Disability Country

His support is deep where the white working class relies on a government check.
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Which way out?

Photographer: Luke Sharrett

The $150 billion federal disability program is a mess. It almost went broke (Congress had to give it an emergency infusion). It discourages employment and can be gamed. But woe to the office-seeker who tries to fix it.

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