Mitch McConnell Calls the Founding Fathers ‘Socialists’

Mitch McConnell Calls the Founding Fathers 'Socialists'

This looks like a socialist cabal to Senator McConnell.

On Fox News, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Laura Ingraham that a House propsal to grant statehood to the District of Columbia is “full-bore socialism.” If you haven’t been keeping score at home, residents of DC pay Federal Income Taxes but don’t have voting representation in Congress. The signers of the Declaration of Independence weren’t as comfortable with Taxation Without Representation as Mitch is. Neither are Washingtonians.


“McConnell seems to call the prospect of D.C. statehood ‘full-bore socialism,’” Jenna Portnoy, Washington Post



Image (“Declaration of Independence Drafting Committee, after Jean Leon Gerome Ferris”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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