American school children reduced to eating rats - how has Obama failed the richest country in the World?

I was watching the latest episode of panorama on BBC (link to episode below) and was horrified at the conditions poor American citizens live in. Children go to school hungry, often only eating at school. One girl even said that her family was reduced to eating rats. Even more troubling are the tents cities... show more I was watching the latest episode of panorama on BBC (link to episode below) and was horrified at the conditions poor American citizens live in. Children go to school hungry, often only eating at school. One girl even said that her family was reduced to eating rats. Even more troubling are the tents cities appearing outside American cities. It seems to slowly be turning into a south American country. How has it come to this under Obama's administration?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/panorama/hi/defaul...
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