Sanders Gets Entangled in His Own Veil of Ignorance

As the discussion surrounding Obamacare raged on, CNN decided to host a debate between Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz. To say it was a bit ironic would be an understatement– considering both of them were the underdogs last year in their primaries. What I found especially amusing was that each time there was a commercial break, CNN kept repeating that they are the most trustworthy media house of them all. Well, the numbers don’t lie, and I tend to agree with Margaret Thatcher who was rather poignant when she said: “Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

Early in the debate, it became apparent that Cruz could list the facts in regards to Obamacare until the Judgment Day, while Bernie Sanders turned out to be a one-trick pony. All he did through the entire night was deflect the questions and rage against his imaginary one percent. It should be an obvious sign your narrative is flawed when you accuse a woman of not taking care of her employees, by providing them health insurance, only to discover that she herself cannot afford health insurance.

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Thirty Pieces of Silver: How Sanders Betrayed His Followers

Bernie Sanders started his presidential campaign in a stark opposition to Hillary Clinton. Without even knowing it, he started amongst the Democrats what Trump did amongst the Republicans, a populist revolt against the dreaded Establishment.

People had enough of status quo, they were sick of it. The message was clear, those in power are all the same – Democrat or Republican. And so, Sanders started a revolution of sorts where he wagged his finger and railed against the big banks while promising his followers rivers of milk and honey, their own promised land, a socialist utopia the likes of which have never been seen before. In essence, all the basics that, we in Europe, think of as non-negotiable.

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