The idea stemmed from a back-and-forth conversation between Mayor Booker and a woman who goes by the name TwitWit and uses the handle (at)MWadeNC. They began talking about the idea while discussing the role the government should play in funding school breakfast and lunch programs.
Doesn't he know the coolest kids these days are camping out overnight to see what it's like to be homeless? Living one food stamps for a week -- oh, that so 2010. What's next, a fat suit so he can understand the obese? Walk a mile in high heels?