Rep. Joe Garcia (D-Fla.) praised the benefits of communism Tuesday afternoon, telling his audience that it "works" in a Google Hangout session with voters.
The Florida congressman’s remarks were made during a larger discussion on the U.S. border, Mexico and federal jobs and money in border towns.
“The safest city in America is El Paso, Texas. It happens to be across the border from the most dangerous city in the America’s, which is Juarez. Right?” Garcia asked.
El Paso, Texas, is actually the 14th safest city in the United States, according to the FBI.
“Two of the safest cities in America are on the border with Mexico. Of course, the reason is we’ve proved that communism works. If you give everybody a good government job, there is no crime,” he added.
(H/T: Washington Free Beacon)
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