Bernie Sanders on socialism: People would be ‘delighted’ to pay more in taxes

Bernie Sanders on socialism: People would be ‘delighted’ to pay more in taxes
Bernie Sanders (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – He’s living in a dream world.]

Bernie Sanders said people would be “delighted” to pay more in taxes if it meant health care, education, and retirement security in an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper following a speech he delivered defining democratic socialism.

SEN. BERNIE SANDERS (D-VT), PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: In most countries around the world the level of income and wealth inequality which in the United States today is worse than in any time since the 1920s with three families owning more wealth than the bottom half of America. That level of income and wealth inequality is much less severe than it is right here in the United States.

ANDERSON COOPER, CNN HOST: But as you know, the taxes in many of those countries are much higher than they are in individual and personal tax are much higher than they are in the United States.

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