Talk show host Rush Limbaugh could not hold back about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her latest comments. He weighed in on her economic comments and taxation plans and exposed them for the ignorance that was displayed in them. He also went chapter and verse against her criticisms of the Republican party. You will enjoy this read of Limbaugh in action.
As Written and Reported By James Barrett for the Daily Wire:
On his industry-leading talk radio show Monday, Rush Limbaugh discussed the young Democratic candidate who’s become the face and voice of the Democratic Socialist wing of the party, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and her instantly viral appearance on “The Daily Show” with Trevor Noah.
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“The really important thing about this to understand is this woman has a degree in economics from Boston University,” said Limbaugh before playing the clip of her “Daily Show” interview. “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a graduate from Boston U, she has a degree in economics, and it’s clear she doesn’t know anything. If this level, this degree of complete economic ignorance can get you a degree in economics from a major American university, then something is drastically, terribly wrong.”
He then played Ocasio-Cortez’s explanation for how she proposes we pay for the “Medicare for all” and “free college for all” and “guaranteed” living wage for all that she is promoting. Here’s her response:
OCASIO-CORTEZ: This is an excellent, excellent question — and, in fact, there’s a lot of back-of-the-envelope stuff based on our values. So, for example, I sat down, ummm, with a Nobel Prize economist last week. I can’t believe I can say that! It’s really weird. But one of the things that we saw is, if people pay their fair shore — share. If corporations and the ultrawealthy… For example, as Warren Buffett likes to say, if he paid as much as his secretary paid, 15%… If he paid a 15% tax rate, if, uh, corporations paid… If, uh, we reverse the tax bill but raise our — our corporate tax rate to 28%, which is not even as high as it was before. Um, if we… If we do those two things and also close some of those loopholes, that’s…….
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