Ted Cruz Hits a Home Run Against Bernie Sanders: 'He Fundamentally Misunderstands Robin Hood'
We all know that Bernie Sanders is a babbling old man. We can, of course, feel sorry for him and refrain from criticizing him, purely because, well, he simply isn't very smart. Or eloquent. Sadly, however, he does have a large and loyal following, which is why a) he has to be taken seriously nonetheless and b) it's so incredibly important to explain that and why he's full of it.
Enter Ted Cruz. On Wednesday evening, Cruz and Sanders debated each other on the GOP's tax plan. Cruz truly slammed the floor with his socialist colleague in the Senate, explaining why his favorite Robin Hood analogy is way, way, way off.
As Cruz rightfully said, Robin Hood didn't steal from entrepreneurs, but from tax collectors who used their position and power to collect "too much taxes from the working men and women, (and who were) ... taking it for the rich."
In Bernie's analogy, it is the Democrats who are King John and the Sheriff of Nottingham. And Robin Hood is saying: "Tax collectors, stop hammering people who are struggling, who are laboring in the fields, who are working. Stop taking it to the castle to give out to your buddies."