Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont Independent who’s running for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, has said a lot of overtly socialist stuff.
But he’s increasingly caught flack for comparing child hunger to the number of deodorant brands on store shelves last week — read his comment below:
You can’t just continue growth for the sake of growth in a world in which we are struggling with climate change and all kinds of environmental problems. All right? You don’t necessarily need a choice of 23 underarm spray deodorants or of 18 different pairs of sneakers when children are hungry in this country. I don’t think the media appreciates the kind of stress that ordinary Americans are working on.
ReasonTV took Sanders’ economic thinking and ran with it in a fake, mocking ad for “The Bernie Sanders Save the Children Fund.”
“The Bernie Sanders School of Economics, where tuition is free and, yet, overpriced,” the “ad” touts.
Watch the clip below:
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