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Socialist Sanders Says: ‘A Lot Of People In The Country Would Be Delighted To Pay More In Taxes’
During an interview on CNN Wednesday night, in which he called for an “Economic Bill of Rights,” Sanders said all Americans should get free health care and education — and would gladly pay much higher taxes like residents of other countries do.
“As you know, the taxes in many of those countries are much higher than they are — the individual and personal tax are much higher than they are in the United States,” host Anderson Cooper said.
“Yeah,” Sanders said, “but I suspect that a lot of people in the country would be delighted to pay more in taxes if they had comprehensive health care as a human right.