It is a good program, by the way, and we should support it. In fact, were I actually an artist who cared about the poor in our society, it would certainly be a good thing to discover just how these sorts of programs work and who is eligible. In this case it is only for those who are truly poor, without income and without savings. But if you are in that category, it will allow you to eat. It wont pay your rent, or keep the power on, but you will eat.
Recall that in America, success and failure is judged exclusively by the size of one's bank account.
Immediately after this incident, a project started and I no longer qualified for this program. But even so, I know now that this evil is out there, waiting. I believe it waits for you as well. It waits for all of us.
1. "Room 101" is a reference to George Orwell's 1984.