In an article at FOX News, 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Candidate, at-large member of the LNC, chair of the LNCC, and host of this Friday’s Gary Johnson campaign fundraiser in Las Vegas, Wayne Allyn Root explains what he distinguishes as an “economic ignorance gap” between those who work for government (and largely vote Democratic) and those (Republicans, conservatives and Libertarians) in the private sector.
Most Democrats I know work for big government, a big union, a big corporation, or the media. They don’t sell anything. They don’t own a business, or work on commission. They are paid for just showing up, never based on performance or profits. . . . They are nice people, but don’t have a clue about what’s really going on, because they don’t sell things on Main Street. Nor do they have any of their own money personally at risk. Nor do they notice or care if their employer (the government) bleeds billions of dollars in losses. . . . their lives are pretty much untouched by the economic tragedy around us.
The private sector is a completely different story. Most of my friends who are Republican, conservative, or Libertarian either work for themselves or get paid based on commission or performance. They all know that the USA is in total economic collapse and headed for a Greece-like disaster. They know because their incomes are down by 20%, 30%, 50% and more. The private sector is devastated. We are all shell-shocked. We’ve never seen anything like this in our lifetimes. So there you have it. The “economic ignorance gap” explained.
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