Bernie Sanders in 1970s Senate race called millionaire senators ’immoral’

Bernie Sanders in 1970s Senate race called millionaire senators ’immoral’

As per a report, Sen. Bernie Sanders harshly criticized the wealth of US senators during his first campaign for office in 1971. Sanders reportedly called it ’immoral’ that half the members of the Senate were millionaires. Sanders made the comments when he was running for US Senate at the time under the banner of the Liberty Union Party.

Timothy
Timothy
Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 8 months

Socialists are always ready to promise the world at the cost of the rich, that's how they become rich and starve everyone else.

MrVairhein
MrVairhein 8 months

lil Bernie bitch lol.

consistency
consistency 8 months

today's millionaire would be someone having maybe 300k then.

Cory Pritchard
Cory Pritchard 8 months

Not even a good attack. 40 years later, don't even look at inflation. Don't mention that he would raise taxes on himself. Don't mention that he is one of very few politicians that are bought by the wealthy 1%. Don't talk about policy, because you will lose.

F T
F T 8 months

The bullshit spin is thick! This headline is EXACTLY why they say the republican base are the most misinformed voters.

Mod Okay
Mod Okay 8 months

Haha first off inflation, and it doesnt take away from the fact that he wants higher taxes for HIMSELF. Bernie was also trying to say that its immoral that senators were millionaires (through lobbying or other shady means) and only advocating for the wealthy while forgetting about the rest of their constituents and not for WRITING A BOOK. Also he released his tax returns so the public can know exactly where Bernie got his money unlike "cough cough" the current president.

Miles O'Brien
Miles O'Brien 8 months

Nothing like talking about issues, right? This is crap and has nothing to do with reality.

Star Alien
Star Alien 8 months

Not sure if this is how you go after someome who had been consistent on his beliefs for over 40 years.

AW1990
AW1990 8 months

considering in 2019 millionaires are upper middle class, or in states like califirnia, lower middle class, this i is somewhat irrelevant. in 1970 a million dollars meant something. now its the amount needed to buy a starter home in California....

bernit
bernit 8 months

here let's side track people by bringing up something Bernie said when he was in his 20. oh please if ur going after him do it policy not on bs.

Seth Napier
Seth Napier 8 months

If Bernie didn't have double standards he wouldn't have any.

Bodhi star
Bodhi star 8 months

I love how Capitalist call leftists lazy, after they criticize capitalism,till they make money then the leftist is a hypocrite. Just because he’s trying to survive in a capitalist economy doesn’t make him public enemy # 1

Marc S
Marc S 8 months

Oh wow, that's quite a thorough examination of the issues. Is what I should be saying.

MTG Mana Funeral
MTG Mana Funeral 8 months

Bernie Sanders combs his hair with a balloon 🎈

Roadhog
Roadhog 8 months

If there's a kulak problem, you can count on Grandpa Gulag to fix it.

Doyaun Evans
Doyaun Evans 8 months

What was a million dollars worth in 1970? 6,664,005.31... A year?

Evolved Ape
Evolved Ape 8 months

Of course

Andrew Colomy
Andrew Colomy 8 months

Millionaire politician calls millionaire politicians corrupt. I'll just write this off as a confession.

Daniel McEwen
Daniel McEwen 8 months

Meaning Bernie is immoral. Got it. Can't let that bastard become President.

Top in Politics
Get the App