There’s evidence, and then there’s supposition and rhetoric based on emotion without any data. The latter screams that anyone who calls for entitlement reform hates poor people and wants grandma to eat cat food. The former knows that when entitlement states collapse, the poor suffer the most.
Absent reform, ours will eventually collapse. So who hates the poor—those who want t prevent that, or those who simply demagogue the subject to increase their own power?