Sanders Thinks Being a “Capitalist” is Wrong…

Over the course of the 2020 presidential election, and even before then, Democrats have made their transition into socialists very clear.

There was a time where left-wingers didn’t demonize things like success, wealth, and upward mobility, but that time is long gone. Now, if you’re someone who has the audacity to build a business, turn a profit, and generate success, Democrats think you should be punished and excessively taxed for it.

Capitalism Works For Me! at Ingenuity Fe by SPACES (Cleveland), on Flickr

Capitalism Works For Me! at Ingenuity Fe” (CC BY 2.0) by SPACES (Cleveland)

A new chapter in the Democrats’ descent into socialism came out when 2020 Democrat Bernie Sanders referred to Elizabeth Warren as a “capitalist,” as if loving capitalism is bad.

As documented by Fox News, Sanders outrightly stated that he himself is not a capitalist; although it’s interesting that he believes Warren is. Warren and Sanders are pretty similar on their radically far-left polices, although Warren has previously claimed that she is “a capitalist to [her] bones.”

A Closer Look at Sanders’ Remarks on Capitalism

It’s no secret that Bernie Sanders is not a capitalist. He self-identifies as a so-called Democratic-socialist and thinks that taxing the wealthy to pay for government-run programs is good policy. The 2020 Democrat also repeatedly goes after the millionaires and billionaires who actually create jobs in society and believes that using the government to do his dirty work is a smart strategy.

Sanders Meets New Hampshire Seniors by M by Michael Vadon, on Flickr

Sanders Meets New Hampshire Seniors by M” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Michael Vadon

When doing an interview with ABC’s ‘This Week‘ on Sunday, Sanders declared that there are “differences” between himself and fellow 2020 Democrat Elizabeth Warren. Sanders stated that while Warren is a “capitalist,” he isn’t; Sanders also took the opportunity to bash capitalism for perceived wrongs which he views as the fault of capitalism.

In his own words:

“I will not tolerate for one second the kind of greed and corruption and income and wealth inequality and so much suffering that is going on in this country today, which is unnecessary!”

The Facts About Capitalism and Socialism

If Sanders were truly concerned about so-called greed and corruption, he wouldn’t be a socialist. Socialism is the embodiment of greed and corruption; it’s an abysmal economic system which discourages innovation and ambition, whilst rewarding mediocrity and dependency on an oppressive government.

Bernie Sanders & Hillary Clinton by marcn, on Flickr

Bernie Sanders & Hillary Clinton” (CC BY 2.0) by marcn

Capitalism, on the other hand, gives people of all backgrounds an opportunity to rise up. People are lifted out of poverty every day thanks to capitalism, whereas socialism drags people down and keeps them down. The problem with Bernie Sanders and folks like him is their belief that profiting from your business, ideas, and work is inherently wrong. When Sanders talks about greed, he’s really talking about profits.

All of this is quite unfortunate, but it’s simply another reason why Bernie Sanders needs to remain as far away from the White House as humanly possible.


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