Subsidies to help farmers grow food: good.
Subsidies to help people buy food: bad.
Got it. Problem is, it all comes from the same source and if you truly, truly believe that cutting federal spending is of utmost importance, than everything, including your personal government checks, should be on the table.
Heard the latest from Congress? Dems want to freeze pay if the gov't shuts down. Reps are horrified and said no, no, we must be paid.
The word, in case you've forgotten it, is hypocrite.