The recipients of SNAP benefits are lazy and undeserving given their poor decision making and thus bleak circumstances.  There is no benefit of the doubt given to individuals starting their lives from a tough spot and needing some assistance in getting to a better situation. The initial thought and reasoning are grounded in malevolence.  The C-suite executives who willfully yet lawfully hire adept accountants and lawyers to exploit the very system that helped them ascend to their prestige are considered very smart, savvy, good guys protecting their hard-earned wealth, among other hypocritical praise.