• SANDERS: “When You’re White You Don’t Know What It’s Like To Be Poor”


    This ranks up there with the craziest stuff that presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has ever said, and that’s saying a lot. In the CNN debate he really said that, “White people don’t know what it’s like to be poor.”

    The fact that he has won some states in his bid for the presidency is scary. It’s as if he’s not living in reality.

    “When you are white, you don’t know what it’s like to be living in a ghetto, you don’t know what it’s like to be poor, you don’t know what it’s like to be hassled when you are walking down a street or dragged out of a car,” Sanders said when asked about his personal racial blind spots. “We must be firm in making it clear that we will end institutional racism and reform a broken criminal justice system.”

    Has Bernie never heard the phrase, “Poor White Trash”? Poverty knows no race. It is a condition brought on by circumstances, not the color of ones skin. Combine a socialist with racism and what comes out is something like, Mussolini or Castro or other undesirables from history.

    Is this really who the democrats want leading them?

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