A socialist President WOULD NOT be what rich guys would want …
Maybe not even us middle class taxpayers either?
Bernie Sanders has proposed a wealth tax on the richest Americans, blasted big businesses for turning huge profits while paying little in taxes and said he believed billionaires should not exist.
After his win in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in New Hampshire solidified Mr. Sanders’ status as a contender for the nomination, one Wall Street billionaire fired back.
Lloyd Blankfein, the former Goldman Sachs chief executive, took aim at Mr. Sanders on Twitter, saying the Vermont senator would “ruin our economy” if elected president.
He added that Mr. Sanders did not care about the military and was just as polarizing as President Trump.
“If I’m Russian, I go with Sanders this time around,” he wrote, referencing that country’s efforts to support Mr. Trump in 2016.
If Dems go on to nominate Sanders, the Russians will have to reconsider who to work for to best screw up the US. Sanders is just as polarizing as Trump AND he’ll ruin our economy and doesn’t care about our military. If I’m Russian, I go with Sanders this time around.
“This is what panic from the Wall Street elite looks and sounds like,” Faiz Shakir, Mr. Sanders’s campaign manager, responded in a tweet on Wednesday morning.
Mr. Blankfein’s comments reflect the growing unease among corporate players and investors about the likely Democratic contenders for the presidential nomination. The narrow victory in New Hampshire has helped position Mr. Sanders as a front-runner with the most enthusiasm on the party’s most liberal wing. Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., was second and Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota surged to third, with those two candidates splitting the centrist vote…..