- Words: 870
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Healthcare
- Paper #: 59702632
Conservatives consistently argue for less and less support of the poor and those who cannot fully care for themselves, like children, the elderly, and those with disabilities while progressives argue precisely the opposite. Indeed, this is one of the most important divides between American liberals and American conservatives.
Welfare as we understand it today really begins with the New Deal of FDR. Since then it has become more or less