Host Ethan Bearman questioned whether California should be receiving federal assistance after reading an article in the Chronicle highlighting San Francisco’s gripes to reel in tourists due to the “horrifying” street scene.
Bearman see’s both sides of the argument. On one hand, he thinks it’s the government’s responsibility to intervene, considering a portion of the homeless population are transplants from other states with colder climates. But then again, according to the Chronicle, San Francisco spends $305 million a year to combat the problem and hasn’t made a dent, making Bearman contemplate if throwing more government dollars in the mix is really a viable solution.
Listen to the full segment below or skip directly below to 2:20 mark for callers’ opinions on the topic.