February 17, 2019

The Democrats Illegitimate War on Wealth

“The Democratic Party has let the mask slip somewhat in the past week. Between comments from freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and a radical proposal from presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., the emergent wing of the Democratic Party have made it clear: Socialism is here to stay.

Ocasio-Cortez has made her allegiance to socialism clear, building her entire brand as an intersectional Bernie Sanders 2.0. She made headlines last week for claiming that “a system that allows billionaires to exist” is immoral, and her policy adviser Dan Riffle updated his Twitter name to reflect the new fundamental truth of the far-left: “Every billionaire is a policy failure.”

Staking out the scent of Democratic hype, Warren followed Ocasio-Cortez’s lead, embracing her role as a warrior against the wealthy as she attempts to recoup media attention following her botched launch of her presidential campaign. Warren announced a radical wealth tax, which would annually fine the assets of millionaires and billionaires. Then, over the weekend, she decided to take on Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder. “

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