Sen. Bernie Sanders loves dictatorships and tyrannical regimes. Typical leftist.
Mao Zedong’s ‘Great Leap Forward’ led to the deaths of 45 million people, the biggest episode of mass murder in the history of the world. Topping even Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin.
Sure, the Chinese Communists have wrongfully imprisoned & tortured millions, and they have murdered over 65 million people, but Bernie may have a point: when you’re dead, your poverty’s solved, right? #AbsurdLeftistPropaganda https://t.co/dYFpjLHpXf
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) August 28, 2019
On Wednesday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) took aim at Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for his praise of Communist China, in which Sanders stated that Communist China had made “more progress in addressing extreme poverty than any country in the history of civilization.”
Cruz, who has been an aggressive opponent of the Communist China regime and whose knowledge of history, in all likelihood, far outstrips Sanders’, fired back on Twitter, snapping, “Sure, the Chinese Communists have wrongfully imprisoned & tortured millions, and they have murdered over 65 million people, but Bernie may have a point: when you’re dead, your poverty’s solved, right? #AbsurdLeftistPropaganda.”
The story that triggered Cruz to demolish Sanders came from The Hill, which lauded Sanders’ “nuanced view of Beijing.” Sanders told Hill.TV’s Krystal Ball, “China is a country that is moving unfortunately in a more authoritarian way in a number of directions. But what we have to say about China in fairness to China and its leadership is if I’m not mistaken they have made more progress in addressing extreme poverty than any country in the history of civilization, so they’ve done a lot of things for their people.” More
Ted Cruz wasn’t the only one to hammer Bernie Sanders:
Dude, they run actual real concentration camps, execute their own citizens, and lie about their own data to make things look better than it is. This is disgusting. https://t.co/dFaJi83MyF
— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) August 28, 2019
— Thomas Del Beccaro (@tomdelbeccaro) August 27, 2019
— Linda V (@DeltaLady1946) August 28, 2019
We just saw his video on Hannity & ol’ Bernie is totally crazy if he thinks all is well in China!!! I can’t believe Bernie thinks Americans will believe his lies!!!! Scary but GOD is in charge🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾
— sandra Hoback (@salmh) August 28, 2019