Actually, I’m glad they did. Keeping the pols in touch with the lives of the constituents is a good thing. Kind of like Bloomberg riding the subway.
Come to think of it, it would have been nice if Hizzoner had spent the night in public housing, too.
On the other hand, there are no easy answers when it comes to poverty. According to the Post, NY food stamp recipients are shipping welfare-funded groceries to relatives in Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Haiti.