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DDI CO—AT: Universal Counterplan Dartmouth 2K9 Chris Patterson 1 Means Tested Programs Popular Means Tested Programs Popular . ........................................................................................................................... 1 ***Politics*** . ........................................................................................................................................................ 2 ................................................................................................................................................................................. 2 Obama Good: Link Turn . ........................................................................................................................................ 3 Obama Good: Link Turn. ......................................................................................................................................... 4 Obama Good: Link Turn. ......................................................................................................................................... 5 Its ok, you can cry
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DDI CO—AT: Universal Counterplan Dartmouth 2K9 Chris Patterson 2 ***Politics*** Its ok, you can cry
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DDI CO—AT: Universal Counterplan Dartmouth 2K9 Chris Patterson 3 Obama Good: Link Turn Poverty framing is crucial to popularity—Universal programs are divisive, anger the GOP and are impossible to pass—Only our ev assumes the current economic recession Galling, senior fellow in Governance Studies @ the Brookings Institute 08 (William A, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies , “ The Politics of Fighting Poverty in Faltering Economies” Summer 08 http://www-leland.stanford.edu/group/scspi/pdfs/pathways/summer_2008/Galston.pdf (chris p) There are two main constraints within which the next president will operate that will affect whether an antipoverty and pro-opportunity agenda succeeds. The first and most obvious constraint is that the president will likely be taking over an economy in the midst of a downturn. Because government revenues decline in a downturn, there will be limits on the number and size of any new initiatives, and such
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