"Given its deplorable record on race, after 1964 the Democratic Party had to find a new role to attract the now significant black vote. Its answer? Offer something the black community was not asking for but could be attracted to. Comprehensive welfare. The Great Society.
But there was a problem.
If the government provides the livelihood in the welfare community, and here we are talking about the black part of that community, it displaces the breadwinner; even more it displaces the role of the breadwinner. It takes away the role of men in the family and thus in the community. "