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Take off the blinders Re the blinders worn by some of our more limited politicians (okay, Tom Cotton immediately comes to mind): The food stamp program (now differently named) has always been and continues to be an indirect subsidy to the food industry—all its components, from the farmer to the supermarket chain, and all parties in between—by increasing demand for their goods.

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