Quote Originally Posted by pure_mercury View Post
Not only that, but inflation that is significantly higher than the growth rate of GDP hurts the working poor the worst. People on marginal incomes quickly end up with submarginal incomes, and are forced to cut down even on what most people would consider "essentials," and may have to look for a second job.
Well, it's actually variable inflation rates that are the most damaging to the poor, but you are still correct. And they're eventually required to have two incomes to support a family, rather than one.