On Monday, socialist Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced a plan to give every American a job, apparently after reading Marx and then eating a pudding cup while watching the movie Dave. As The Washington Post reports:
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will announce a plan for the federal government to guarantee a job paying $15 an hour and health-care benefits to every American worker “who wants or needs one,” embracing the kind of large-scale government works project that Democrats have shied away from in recent decades.
Where will these jobs come from? Public works projects a la the failed projects of FDR that helped lengthen the Great Depression by seven years. Sanders’ proposal would give every American the opportunity for a job working for the government. The best part of The Washington Post report, though, is this line highlighted by Elliott Hamilton:
A representative from Sanders’s office said they had not yet done a cost estimate for the plan or decided how it would be funded, saying they were still crafting the proposal.
Read more at the Daily Wire.