Sean Hannity On Wednesday evening, he painted a striking picture of what the US economy would look like under a socialist government after the senator. Bernie Sanders‘victory at New Hampshire Elementary Tuesday.
"The moderates - they are nonexistent centrist politicians, long gone, pragmatic," said Hannity during the opening monologue of his program. "There is not even room for Joe Lieberman in this Democratic Party, so radical, extreme and, yes, [featuring] a socialism that would destroy the great American prosperity that we have known today for the past three years. "
Sanders, former mayor of South Bend, Ind. Pete Buttigieg to take his second consecutive victory in the State of Granite, after his crushing in 2016 of the future candidate Hillary Clinton.
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"There is no other way to say that. If this guy is elected, these policies would destroy the economy of this country, "said Hannity.
"Let's see, a new green agreement of 94 trillion dollars in ten years ... in the same mandate. Fifty-two trillion dollars [for] Medicare for everyone. The government [would be] literally, complete socialism. They would control the means of production for thousands of companies across America. Oh, and take over the energy sector. For the first time in 75 years, we are [now] energy independent, "said Hannity.
The prime-time host continued, listing a number of measures implemented by President Trump that would likely be reversed if Sanders became president.
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"Taxes for every American - he runs on this platform. We are going to raise our taxes. Maybe double or triple them. And if you saved enough money after we taxed you the first time, we will legalize the theft more. After your death, you will give us another part of your money. Oh, and we're going to lose jobs because of its extreme environmental policies, "continued Hannity.
"This is the platform. Your bank accounts will be closed with a wealth tax ... the IRS could confiscate any income from a certain undisclosed amount " [of time]. Bernie sticks to the idea of maximum income. Okay. If you earned it in three months, why would you bother working another day of the year? Create jobs for other Americans? Or at least, that's what he said publicly. This is what he defends and defends. According to all accounts, even some Democrats, prominent Democrats, see this as a disaster for their party. "
Hannity said Sanders is currently on track to win the Democratic nomination, which would lead to a "fight" to determine "the future and direction of the country."
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"Whatever happens in the weeks and months to come, the state of the Democratic Party has never been worse," he concluded. “Yet let me emphasize again, anything can happen. I don't take anything for granted. [In] 265 days, well, I would say, we are at a turning point, America is on the brink. "