Bernie Sanders anti-capitalist rant

Monica Showalter:
Does Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders have a 'thing' against entrepreneurs, small business creation, or wealth-creation in general?
You bet he does. The top socialist running for president in the 2020 election came out with this whopper at his campaign opening, reported by Breitbart News:
“I did not have a father who gave me millions of dollars to build luxury skyscrapers, casinos, and country clubs,” Sanders said. “I did not come from a family that gave me a two-hundred-thousand-dollar allowance every year beginning at the age of three. As I recall, my allowance was twenty-five cents a week.”
Sanders also said he “did not come from a family of privilege that prepared me to entertain people on television by telling workers, ‘You’re fired.’”
To get a more treacly view of the same story, as well as a couple of positively Leninesque photos of the man, check out the New York Times' oozy version of it here.
Since I'm a former reporter for Forbes magazine's famous billionaire's list, I think this is needs some weighing in on.
Sanders is saying he didn't inherit any money from his father for the, gadzooks, dreadful purpose "to build luxury skyscapers, casinos, and country clubs." 
Sanders left out hotels, a steak empire, a university venture, and a men's necktie line. Some of these things succeeded and some failed.
But Trump founded all of those things, all of those different companies, taking the fortune he inherited -- along with the risk he would lose it -- to create dozens of new companies in his pre-politics career, providing products that people want as well as jobs and livelihoods for others -- people like Bernie Sanders's own father, who sold paint on behalf of someone with a payroll to supply paint stores. That's called creating value. That is what we mean by adding to the economy, and biggening up the pie. Bernie doesn't see it that way and in blasting Trump, he's promoting a disgusting stereotype of entrepreneurship as something very very awful. 
Which raises the question of who are the people who are donating millions of dollars to his campaign?  Are they self-hating business people.  Sanders flunks the test of basic economics and ops for a system that has constantly faired everywhere it has been tried.


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