And besides, God wants some people to be poor:
“This kid was dealt a bad hand. I don’t know quite why. That’s just the way God works. Sometimes some of us are lucky and some of us are not,” [Mayor Bloomberg] said.
Michael Bloomberg, billionaire, one of the "just lucky" ones, was talking about Dasani. Literally. Whaddayagonnado, mess with primal forces or something?*
You don't want to do that, Mr. Beale.
And besides, since it's not literally The Hunger Games, it literally isn't all that bad.
*NTodd has a bit more on the kindness to strangers of Hi$$oner the Mayor.