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What Motivates the Left, Love for the Poor or Hatred against the Rich?

blueeyes Wrote: May 07, 2012 2:30 AM
i do not remember who said it, but here goes: the left is not interested in creating more rich people, they are interested in creating more poor people. they just wish to control other people's lives, and they know they cannot do that with the rich so they create more poor to control more people. i hope we do not let them by voting obama out in november.

I shared an amazing video last year featuring Margaret Thatcher exposing the left for wanting to keep the poor destitute if that was the price of hurting the so-called rich.

Deroy Murdock makes similar points in a great column for National Review.

For too many liberals like Obama, “fairness” is not about enriching the modest; it’s about impoverishing the moneyed. Multibillionaire Warren Buffett has energized liberals with his still-unverified claim that his tax rate lags his secretary’s. …Somehow, reducing the secretary’s taxes never came up. Instead liberals demand the so-called Buffett Rule, an instrument for bludgeoning the successful rather than boosting...

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