They get it.
Republicans hate the 47%.
Republicans opposed Social Security 1935
Republicans opposed Medicare 1965
We are still in the Republican depression of Oct 2008.
Republicans oppose Obamacare Now
Republicans oppose immigration reform.
They just don't want to support them as if they are still children and the rest of us are their parents.
Stop all unearned federal assistance to individuals. Let the states determine what its people need, and provide for them. It is no business or function of the federal government to take money from someone in New Mexico and give it to someone in Chicago. If the people in Chicago think that person is really worhtashit, let the people who know them best determine what subsistence they should get from the state.