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Never Enough

A chronicle of Britain’s privileged underclass.

Oct 3, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 03 • By SONNY BUNCH
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And that is the lesson here, the warning for those who would expand the welfare state: When you fill people’s troughs with all they need and all they want, and demand nothing in return, they’ll squeal for more. And sometimes, as the recent unpleasantness in London shows us, they’ll do more than squeal.

Sonny Bunch is a writer in Washington.