Did you hear this nugget of wisdom from the Heritage Foundation that found out that – gasp! – people below the poverty line often own televisions! HOW DARE THEY?!
Well, The Awl did some digging in to that, looking at the adjusted cost (in today’s dollars) of your average television. It's worth reading in full, but here’s the prestige:
So we have the prices of a lot of television sets since their inception, and we’ve converted them to current price levels. They are as follows:
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