Hiding in plain sight
Whither goest the Chosen One?
“it’s mainly about personal branding, with a dash of glee at shocking the bourgeoisie.”
For all of you people who make “too much money”
“I don’t want your money as much as we want your power. The people, not me.”
“I began to question and assert and recognize my inherent value as a human being…”
Being a little bit socialist is like being a little bit pregnant
Pew: Dems’ favorability advantage in midterms completely gone.
“The abuse of military officers has grown because they represent a real threat…”
“…the government decided to completely trample on the principle of the rule of law”
“…copy the Nordic model if you like, but understand that it entails a lot of capitalism and pro-business policies”
Um… should we tell them?
“In his view, the threat of autocracy comes exclusively from the right.”
He’s against the bad socialism he used to be for.
Free stuff always wins
“This will be a touchstone of disastrous policies for decades to come.”
“We all need to seize the means of production.”
“if you choose to have any expense beyond mere animalistic survival – an iced coffee…”
“if it’s Bernie versus Trump, I have no f***ing idea what I’m going to do.”
“How do you rectify your notion of Democratic socialism with the failures of socialism…”
“He’s really concerned about the social contract…”
“…the worst-case scenario is that global GDP in 2100 would be 8.2 percent lower than it would otherwise be.”
She keeps telling us she’s an anti-capitalist.
Never go The Full Socialist.
“We’re gonna have trouble beating this guy.”
‘Wonder Woman of the left and wicked witch of the right’
Madman across the water
“Nonsense” on stilts.
“This is *the* playbook.”
Has he changed?
She still loves government picking winners and losers.
“…f**k the deficit because it’s not real and it doesn’t matter.”
“That’s not what the American people want.”
Still a generation removed?
“you don’t think — you do what you have to”
“Capitalism has not always existed in the world and will not always exist in the world.”
“In the political field, socialism is democracy.”
“…in the age of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez it has to be explained all over again.”
“A moral society needs guardrails against it.”
Except lots of people did ask.
The sound of silence
This should be good
“Doing these shows one by one, doing interviews selectively strikes just the right tone.”