In a post-9/11 America that no longer “does” irony — or nuance, for that matter — it’s not surprising that one of the significant ironies of the George W. Bush era went largely unnoticed. Six years after declaring the dawn of an “ownership society,” intended to create more homeowners (who would theoretically support conservative economic policies), and in the same month that president Bush declared National Home Ownership Month we learned that increases in home ownership have been erased — particularly among minorities — as a direct result of conservative economic policy.
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