The Democrats have become the party of race-baiting, socialism, and open borders.
And this past week, a top Trump challenger just showed how far the party is willing to go on the first count.
This top Trump challenger decided it was time to tax white Americans for something horrible.
Cory Booker wants to make white Americans pay for slavery.
“Democratic New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker introduced a bill Monday that would establish a commission to study the impact of slavery on the black community and propose slavery reparations initiatives,” reports the Daily Caller.
“The bill is a companion bill to the HR 40 bill, introduced in the House by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee in January and first drafted in 1989 by Rep. John Conyers. If passed, the bill would create a commission dedicated to conducting research on the modern effects of slavery and continued discrimination against black people, as well as recommend reparations proposals to be enacted by the United States Government, according to theGrio.”
Despite the fact that slavery was abolished over 150 years ago and no one living in the United States today has ever owned or been a slave.
Yet Booker thinks that Americans should have to pay up for the sins past generations committed over a hundred years ago.
This logic is absurd to the extreme.
And it’s why Barack Obama opposed reparations for slavery when he first ran for President in 2008.
“Booker hinted at the bill’s announcement at a CNN town hall event last month, arguing that the issue of slavery reparations has been “reduced to a box to check on a presidential list, when this is so much more of a serious conversation.”,” adds the Daily Caller.
But now that position is deemed too moderate for today’s Democratic party, which has moved so far to the left in just 10 years that even Obama now appears to not be sufficiently left-wing for them.
Booker knows that it’s ridiculous to ask white Americans to pay up for slavery, something which no American living today had any ability to influence because it took place over a century before anyone was born.
But that’s not the point for Booker.
His goal isn’t to actually follow the law or pursue justice.
It’s all about pandering to his leftist base that wants to see radical ideas like this pushed into law.
Booker thinks that promising money to people who were never slaves, and demanding that those who never held slaves pay taxes for it, can help him become President.
So it doesn’t matter how wrong it is, he’s going to push for it because it helps him take the White House.
“Supportive attitudes towards slavery reparations have been expressed on the campaign trails of at least eight other 2020 Democratic candidates, including Sens. Kamala Harris of California, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Bernie Sanders of Vermont, former HUD secretary Julian Castro, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and Andrew Yang,” concludes the Daily Caller.
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