Dennis: As soon as you hear the word “hopeless”, you know you’ve entered the planet of leftism. What hope do they not have? They have hope to have room and board. They’re not living on the street. They’re not starving.
The left’s view is that you can explain everything by economics. My view is that you can explain almost everything by someone’s values. Knowing someone’s values, I can tell you whether or not they will rape and steal.