Bernie Sanders: "Impossible" To Know How Much My Plans Will Cost
The No. 2 candidate in the Democrat primary field has proposed to transform America into a socialist state. But he hasn't the faintest idea what it's going to cost or how he plans to pay for any of it.
On Friday night’s edition of the CBS Evening News, O’Donnell played portions of a recorded interview, including one section in which she introduced Sanders as a “self-proclaimed Socialist,” to which Sanders corrected “Democratic, put in there please!”
“Your agenda has promised free healthcare for everybody, free college tuition, and to pay off people’s college loans,” O’Donnell said, and asked “The price tag for that is estimated to be $60 trillion dollars over 10 years, correct?”
“Well look, we have political opponents who come up…” Sanders began.
“You don’t know how much your plan costs?” O’Donnell interrupted.
“You don’t know, nobody knows, this is impossible,” Sanders said.
“Of course I will,” Sanders said, then added “You know exactly what healthcare costs will be, one minute, in the next 10 years if we do nothing. It will be a lot more expensive than a Medicare for All single-payer system.”
This is the kind of argument that Dr. Strangelove would have parodied.
It doesn't matter what my plan will cost or that I don't know how much it will cost, because "doing nothing" will be more expensive.
By "doing nothing", Sanders and his socialist pals mean that they will let Americans keep their health care. And no, healthcare costs will not be more expensive than his socialist medicine. Every experiment, including in his own state, has proven otherwise.