Democrats seeking their party’s 2020 presidential nomination are in a competition to see who can give away the most money to the most people and expand government as much as possible – without admitting that the taxes we pay and the national debt would have to skyrocket to fund the giveaways.
The idea seems to be that government has an endless supply of “free” money it can hand out. It’s a fantasy, of course. But if there was a competition for political pandering in the Olympics, the Democratic would-be presidents would all walk away with gold medals.
There are so many Democratic candidates advancing so many loony-left schemes that we’re getting desensitized to the absurdity and unaffordability of them all. And who can even keep track of so many big-spending schemes?
Yet one plan – by Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. – is so extreme and would cause so much harm that it deserves our attention.
Harris wants to spend $100 billion on the worthy goal of increasing black homeownership. She would take the money out of the Department of Housing and Urban Development – which has a proposed