Bernie Sanders asserts with religious fervor that "the rich" must pay more in taxes.
Except when it comes to Sanders himself, apparently. It all makes for a satirical tale paralleling George Orwell's "Animal Farm" in which "all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others."
Sanders certainly preaches a good game at campaign rallies and on his official website:
"The issue of wealth and income inequality is the great moral issue of our time, it is the great economic issue of our time, and it is the great political issue…
"In 2016, voters are fed up with career politicians. This year, both Democratic and Republican congressional candidates are striving to cast themselves in opposition to the Washington establishment.Ironically, the majority of 'outsider' candidates on the ballot in November will have a background in the military, which falls within the long list of government institutions that are the very core of…[more]
—Austin Yack, National Review Institute William F. Buckley Fellow in Political Journalism
— Austin Yack, National Review Institute William F. Buckley Fellow in Political Journalism