The rising cost of food means their money* gets them about a third fewer bags of groceries — $100 used to buy about 12 bags of groceries, but now it's more like seven or eight. So they cut back on expensive items like meat, and they don't buy extras like ice cream anymore...This NPR story, like most that come from that organization, contains every fact necessary for a reasonable person to conclude that for the good of poor people themselves, every penny in transfer payments ought to be cut off. Today.
It won't be, of course, because why should Americans - no matter how foolish, no matter how lazy, no matter how they pass up every opportunity to improve their own lot that this great land offers - have to go to bed hungry?
* Read: your money.