Bernie Sanders Proves Ignorance on Economy
If only we had fewer choices in the deodorant we use and the sneakers options available, we could feed more hungry kids?
As amazing it is to believe, this is the muddle headed logic of Democratic candidate for President, Bernie Sanders.
Here’s what Sanders said:
In an interview with financial journalist John Harwood on Tuesday, Sanders detailed his grievances with an overabundance of antiperspirants and footwear. “You don’t necessarily need a choice of 23 underarm spray deodorants or of 18 different pairs of sneakers when children are hungry in this country. I don’t think the media appreciates the kind of stress that ordinary Americans are working on.”
Here’s the reality that most folks understand.
The problem is not “greedy” business owners who bring products and services to the marketplace.
There is no fixed stock of wealth and supply.
The best way to “feed the hungry” is for the hungry to feed themselves.
Imagine productive parents taking responsibility and feeding their kids. In today’s economy to do that, folks need to find their market niche. Perhaps it’s another deodorant or sneaker.
Redistribution of wealth, as Bernie Sanders proposes, feeds just one thing…