THERE ARE Bernie people, past or present, who read The Moon on occasion. One is my second ex-wife, an otherwise intelligent woman. Another is a Louisiana lady who used to work in Honduras, also an otherwise intelligent woman.
I know this from the 2016 presidential election. Perhaps both have changed their tunes. Let us pray so. But as Bernie is riding high now in the Democrat Party nominee-selection process, it is clear there are hordes of Bernie people in the United States.
To quote President Trump: Sad.
Another Moon reader, a Cuban immigrant to the United States who now lives on the outskirts of San Miguel de Allende, tells me he will vote for whomever the Democrat Party nominates because Trump has to be defeated.
And if Ole Bernie, a geriatric socialist, is the Democrat candidate?
Here are two interesting and brief videos from the brilliant economist and Nobel Prize* winner Milton Friedman. He addresses the issues of socialism/collectivism, things dear to the heart of Bernie and his fanatical lemmings.
The videos were made in the 1970s, so when Friedman refers to Russia, it’s the former Soviet Union he’s talking about, not the Russia of today.
* This was when the Nobel Prize meant something, unlike now when it’s handed out to people like Barry Obama (Peace!) and Bob Dylan (Literature!). One must cringe.