If the USA is not the “top country” in which to be born, why do so many people around the world dream of coming here? And why do so many risk everything to become part of the American Dream ?
Last time I checked, no one was trying to sneak over the border to Iceland. Or Somalia.
But since Booker has decided to pander to the Hate-America crowd, here’s a suggestion for his campaign slogan:
Make America ‘Meh’ Again
Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) questioned the veracity of the American Dream on Tuesday, saying the United States is not necessarily “the top country” to be born today.
Booker appeared on the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast with co-hosts Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein to discuss multiple issues, including the economy and poverty rates.
The senator contrasted the conditions in America today with those in the 1930s, a time known as “the Great Depression,” when his father was born.
“Even if you were a black guy like my dad and you were going to pick a country to be born in, the United States would be at the top of your list because we were expanding middle class at a rate that was creating opportunity,” Booker said.
Booker, who announced earlier this month he was running for president, went on to say that for those born on planet Earth today, the United States is not necessarily the best place to live because of one’s ability to get out of poverty….