Skip to comments.Bernie Sanders likens West Baltimore to 'Third World' country
Posted on 07/27/2019 9:34:36 AM PDT by Titus-Maximus
Hoping to reach African-American voters nationally in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday toured the West Baltimore neighborhood where Freddie Gray was arrested and likened the poverty he observed to that of the Third World.
The independent senator, who describes himself as a democratic socialist, walked the streets of Sandtown-Winchester for about 20 minutes, joined by community leaders and a swarm of cameras that mostly blocked his view of boarded rowhomes and crumbling marble steps. A handful of residents joined the spectacle, and occasionally broke out in chants of Gray's name.
The scene provided dramatic visuals of the economic inequality Sanders has made the center of his campaign, offering a new backdrop from which to argue for a higher minimum wage, tuition-free public college and tougher federal regulations of the nation's banking sector.
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here is the video segment on Fox News Trump was referring to
Is he bragging, or complaining?
3rd World, a term invented (I think)by either Fidel Castro or Mao Zedong to describe socialist not in the Soviet orbit.
I’m not sure Bernie wants to go there.
Wow...that has to make Cummings feel just wonderful. Along with the mayor.
Excellent point to talk about. Which political party has run Baltimore for generations? If we are going to say that somehow politics has destroyed these inner city areas, it’s then an issue ,as to which political party governs such areas?
Was he careful to not call it “sh%thole”?
Great video, Fox destroyed Cummings as a colossal hypocrite.
But Bernie, maybe they like it that way?
AND Nancy Pelousis dad was Mayor there for a while. Its been descending into purgatory for DECADES!
Then democrats turn to us and say, "If you notice, YOU are a racist"... Winston - how many fingers? Picard - how many lights?
Third world people create third world neighborhoods.
Every people create living spaces that reflects who they are.
So you have Chinatowns, little Italys, Japantowns, little Havanas, etc - and third world hell holes.
“Is he bragging, or complaining?”
He’s race pimping... but you knew that.
And wonder why that is Bernie???...50 years of demonratic socialism would be the likely reason.....
For once, Sanders is correct. Most of inner baltimore east and west is like a comabt zone. Hope that war never comes to your homeland!
Black residents in Baltimore have made it the corrupt s***thole it is today. They also ran the mayors office too.
Indeed, had Trump said what Bernie said he’d be called a racist. Trump can go back to what he said in 2016 - African Americans have been voting 90% Democrat for decades and conditions in the cities worsten... “what have you got to lose?”
I think he may have swerved into Trump’s “What the hell do you have to lose?” query. Like the man complaining about shoveling the elephant shit out of their cage at the circus....”Why don’t you quit?” “What, and leave show business?”
“Little Italy” was a very safe place to live.
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