“It’s kind of dehumanizing,” Mr. Brewster-Streeks said of the experience. “They see you as a certain kind of person. We’ve never been that certain kind of person.”

via More Middle-Class New Yorkers Fall Behind on Rent and Face Eviction – NYTimes.com.

So what does “that certain kind of person” look like?

I had a talk the other day about the fortunes of the GOP in the wake of Arlen Specter’s defection.

The writing was on the wall as soon as middle-class men and women looked in the mirror and realized they were swiftly becoming “that certain kind of person.”