"Yes we are a compassionate society,” Price replied attempting to explain thereafter, but Sanders jumped in.
“No, we are not a compassionate society in terms of poor and working people. Our record is worse than virtually any other country on earth and half of our senior workers have nothing set aside for retirement, so I don’t think compared to other countries we are particularly compassionate."
By "compassion", Comrade Bernie means we haven't given the government all of our paychecks and property to be divvied up by the wise and benevolent State.
That is the Venezuela model, where they are now eating out of dumpsters--but equally! Except at the Presidential Palace, of course--some animals being more equal than others. And all because somebody--maybe Bernie!--gave Castro a copy of Das Kapital 70 years ago.
|If you answered "Bernie" to all the questions, you're correct.|
If you answered "Marx" to all the questions--you're also correct!
"There are persons who constantly clamor. They complain of oppression, speculation, and pernicious influence of wealth. They cry out loudly against all banks and corporations, and a means by which small capitalists become united in order to produce important and beneficial results. They carry on mad hostility against all established institutions. They would choke the fountain of industry and dry all streams."--Sen. Daniel Webster, W.-Mass., Speech in the Senate (March 12, 1838).
|"What the hell happened to Vermont?"|