Take a Look at This Anti-Bernie Sanders Meme That’s Going Viral: ‘I took half your sign’

By Jonathan Zhou, Epoch Times
March 9, 2016 1:48 pm Last Updated: March 9, 2016 8:25 pm

A picture of a Bernie Sanders poster is going viral on the web. 

 

“I took half of your sign because you had one and I didn’t. I’m sure you understand.”Socialism a great idea until it shows up in your front yard.

Posted by Robert Mcclary on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

 

“I took half of your sign because you had one and I didn’t. I’m sure you understand,” reads a piece of paper taped to a Sanders poster that had the right side of it stolen. 

Sanders has called himself a “social Democrat” or a “Democratic socialist,” and his campaign has been built on promises of a greater redistribution of wealth than what’s being offered by the mainstream wing of the Democratic Party. 

His opponents have described him as a communist or even a Soviet sympathizer, while others say he’s not a socialist at all.

His opponents have described him as a communist or even a Soviet sympathizer, while others say he’s not a socialist at all. Noam Chomsky—the American linguist, philosopher, and cognitive scientist—has described Sanders as a “New Deal” Democrat in the vein of former President Franklin Roosevelt and not a socialist.

In 2006, Sanders defined what he meant by the term.

He said, “I think it means the government has got to play a very important role in making sure that as a right of citizenship, all of our people have health care; that as a right, all of our kids, regardless of income, have quality child care, are able to go to college without going deeply into debt; that it means we do not allow large corporations and moneyed interests to destroy our environment; that we create a government in which it is not dominated by big money interest. I mean, to me, it means democracy, frankly,” according to The Hill.

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