HuffPost’s Absolutely Ridiculous Proposals for America
The Huffington Post has promoted absurd far-left proposals before, but they outdid themselves this time. A Nov. 25 article advocated fourteen preposterous notions, which they called “genius.” Far from genius, these schemes range from utterly ridiculous to simply dangerous.
Some of these ideas simply parrot typical liberal taking points. The Nov. 25 article proposed eviscerating the Second Amendment with an “assault weapon” ban and raising the minimum wage to $14.50, ignoring the disastrous results of such a wage hike. It
Then HuffPost continued into increasingly outlandish
territory, saying that while
Maximum pay rate:
A Mandatory income for every citizen: Again, HuffPost calls on a radical Swiss proposal. This one would give every citizen a monthly paycheck from the government, regardless of income and employment. They declined to estimate just how many billions this new welfare system would necessitate, or what the extent of the massive inflation that would ensue would be.
Vacation as a “basic human right”: The European Union recently declared that “vacationing” is a human right. Gone are the days when human rights violations were limited to things like slavery and genocide.
art-school graduates: Sadly, many art school graduates end up jobless.
All offices have a “view of the sky”: Apparently Germans can’t work in an office without a view. Don’t liberals have anything more important to campaign for?
— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. Follow Sean Long on Twitter.