War of Words: Decoding the Rhetoric About SNAP

Morgan Soloski
May 17, 2018

In the lead-up to the House vote on the Farm Bill, we’ve heard a lot of terms being used to undermine the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which millions of Americans rely on to put food on the table.

Rather than rely on data and evidence to make policy decisions that will impact the lives of millions of vulnerable Americans, we’ve seen politicians resort to veiled language and targeted phrasing to disguise their intentions and vilify recipients of effective, critical social safety net programs like SNAP.

Here’s a handy guide so you can read between the lines and understand what politicians really mean when SNAP is under attack. Download and share by clicking here.