Gutfeld on Bernie’s comments about China


>>♪ ♪>>DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENT CANDIDATE AND SOCIALIST BERNIE SANDERS SAID CHINA DID MORE TO ADDRESS EXTREME POVERTY THAN ANY COUNTRY IN HISTORY. LISTEN.>>WHAT WE HAVE TO SAY ABOUT CHINA, IN FAIRNESS TO CHINA ANDs LEADERSHIP, IF I AM NOT MISTAKEN, THEY HAVE MADE MORE PROGRESS IN ADDRESSING EXTREME POVERTY THAN ANY COUNTRY IN THE HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION. THEY HAVE DONE A LOT OF THINGS FOR THEIR PEOPLE.>>HE IS RIGHT. ACCORDING TO THE WORLD BANK THE NUMBER OF POUR IN CHINA WENT DOWN TO LESS THAN 10 MILLION. I WONDER HOW THEY DID THAT. THE CHINESE SOCIALISTS KILLED MILLIONS OF POOR PEOPLE. DEAD PEOPLE ARE NOT POOR; JUST DEAD. THAT WAS THE GREAT LEAP FORWARD. AFTER THEY USED A TOOL THAT BERNIE SANDERS DESPISES, CAPITALISM. I WISH WAS THERE A VISUAL METAPHOR FOR BERNIE SANDERS’S ARGUMENT.>>[LAUGHING].>>I HAVE TO KEEP WATCHING THAT. I DON’T KNOW WHY.>>[LAUGHING].>>IT WAS ONLY AFTER CHINA ADOPTED FREE MARKET PRINCIPLES, THAT THEY TRANSFORMED THEIR ECONOMY.>>A HOUSE HORRORS MORE HUMANE. THOSE WHO SCREAM ABOUT INEQUALITY AND CREATE EVEN MORE INEQUALITY. YOU END UP WITH 2 CLASSES. THE POOR AND THE POWERFUL. IT HAPPENED IN CHINA AND SEEMS TO BE HAPPENING IN SAN FRANCISCO, L.A. AND BALTIMORE TOO. CHINA WENT COMMUNIST RESULTING IN MASS MURDER AND FORCED ABORTION OF FEMALE BABIES AND FAMINE. THE NUMBER OF DEAD IN CHINA HAVE TO BE COUNTED IN THE TENS OF MILLIONS. YES, PRAISE IS ORDER FOR CHINA FOR ABANDONING BAD IDEAS. MAYBE BERNIE SANDERS SHOULD DO THE SAME.>>YOU ARE EXCITED ABOUT THIS TOPIC. IT BOTHERED YOU.>>IT DID AND I LISTEN TO YOUR MONOLOGUE. AND I LOOK DO YOU KNOW WHAT I WROTE DOWN. I MIGHT HAVE BEEN SITTING NEXT TO YOU FOR MANY YEARS. I DON’T HAVE MUCH TO ADD. BERNIE SANDERS SAID CHINA HAS DONE A LOT FOR HIS PEOPLE. NO IT’S TO HIS PEOPLE. AND THIS QUASI-CAPITALISM. THEY CREATED A HUGE MIDDLE-CLASS. WE SHOULD WANT TO SELL THEM A LOT OF THINGS BECAUSE THEY HAVE MONEY TO BUY. WHAT IS UPSETING TO THEM THERE IS NO RULE OF LAW AND THEY DON’T HAVE PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS. THEY WOULD LIKE TO TAKE THEIRICAL TAP AND MOVE IT SOMEWHERE ELSE? WHERE DO THEY WANT TO PUT IT? IN THE UNITED STATES BECAUSE IT’S SAFE AND YOU HAVE RULE OF LAW. I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE SOMEBODY IN THE UNITED STATES STAND UP FOR THE HUMAN RIGHTS PROBLEMS. BERNIE SANDERS DOESN’T TALK ABOUT THAT AT ALL IN THE INTERVIEW. I DON’T SEE HOW THE DEMOCRATS ARE DIFFERENTIATING THEMSELVES FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP AS ALL ON CHINA. THE PRESIDENT, HOWEVER, HAS STARTED, IN THE STATE OF THE UNION, HE SAID THE UNITED STATES WILL NEVER BE A SOCIALIST COUNTRY. THE DEMOCRATS ARE DOING ANYTHING TO STOP THAT.>>THEY ARE JUST MOVING LEFTWARD, JUAN. THAT’S NOT A QUESTION, I ADMIT IT.>>[LAUGHING].>>I AM GLAD YOU ADMIT IT. OTHERWISE IT WOULD BE VERY CHINESE OF YOU. I THINK BERNIE SANDERS IS SPEAKING AGAINST THE HEAVY HANDED USE OF TARIFFS WHICH IS DRIVING THE WHOLE ECONOMY TO THE VERGE OF RECESSION AND DAMAGING THE CHINESE ECONOMY. HE IS SAYING THERE IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR CLOSER TIES BETWEEN THE U.S. AND CHINA. WE DON’T HAVE TO DEMONIZE THEM AS EVIL AND TERRIBLE. IF IT’S NOT THE FEDERAL RESERVE, THE CHINESE PRESIDENT IS OUR ENEMY. HE IS TRYING TO GET OUT OF THAT MIND SET. YOU ARE RIGHT TALKING ABOUT CHINA MAKING PROGRESS. MAYBE YOU ARE GIVING TOO MUCH CREDIT TO THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT. AFTER THE TORTURE AND THE MURDER, THEN YOU SEE THE CHINESE PEOPLE START TO RISE UP WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO EMPLOY FREE MARKET IDEAS LIKE PROPERTY AND INVESTMENTS AND BRINGING IN AMERICAN COMPANIES. IT’S STILL THE CASE. YOU CAN SEE IT FROM THE NEWS WE HAVE TODAY ABOUT HONG KONG AND THE PROTESTS. YOU CAN SEE IT IN TERMS OF NO FREE PRESS. YOU CAN SEE IT AND UNDERSTAND IT IN TERMS OF REPRESSION AND HOW THEY TREAT THE MUSLIM MINORITY IN CHINA. THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT IS STILL HEAVY HANDED. I GIVE THEM CREDIT FOR 3/4 OF REDUCTION FOR GLOBAL POVERTY HAS BEEN IN CHINA. BERNIE SANDERS IS SPEAKING LESS ABOUT THAT, THAN WHY CAN’T WE WORK WITH CHINA INSTEAD OF USING TARIFFS THAT IS NOT TO OUR ADVANTAGE? IT’S HURTING OUR ECONOMY AND GERMANY AND CHINA’S ECONOMY.>>I WOULD LOVE TO SEE BERNIE SANDERS GET ON AN AIRPLANE AND MAKE THAT SPEECH IN HONG KONG. THEY CONTINUE TO PRAISE THESE COMMUNIST COUNTRIES. IF HE WAS NOT PRAISING CHINA, HE WAS PRAISING VENEZUELA OR PRAISING RUSSIA. HE IS A LEADER OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY AND NOT EVEN IN IT. HE IS A DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST. WHAT HE HAS TO UNDERSTAND IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHAT HE IS DOING AND DONALD TRUMP IS DOING IS SHOWING THE POSITIVE THINGS OF CAPITALISM. IT CAN BE BETTER, BUT IT LIFTED MORE PEOPLE UP OUT OF POVERTY AND PROVIDED MORE WEALTH IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD THAN ANYTHING ELSE. YET HE CAN’T BRING HIMSELF TO ACTUALLY GIVE CAPITALISM THE CREDIT IT DESERVES.>>EMILY, YOU HATE CAPITALISM?>>BERNIE SANDERS IS SUCH A FARCE. HE COMES ON AND SAYS MAKE A STRONG STATEMENT FOR DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS AND THIS IS NOT. WE HEARD NOTHING ABOUT THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS. WOULD BERNIE SANDERS RECOGNIZE TAIWAN AS A COUNTRY? THIS IS SO MUCH HE FAILED TO ADDRESS THAT CHINA REPRESENTS. HE SHOT DOWN THE THREAT QUESTION AS WELL. WHY AREN’T WE HEARING HIS POSITION ON CHINA’S STATED PURPOSE OF NUCLEAR AND TRADE POWER ON THE ARCTIC CIRCLE COUNCIL. IN 2017 THEIR PRESIDENT SAID CHINA WILL BE A GLOBAL POWER AND THEY WANT TO IMPROVE THEIR COMPAT CAPABILITY. HE SAID WE WILL NEVER SWALLOW THIS BITTER FRUIT OF DOWN GRADING OUR INTERESTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF SOMEONE ELSE’S BENEFIT. FOR BERNIE SANDERS TO SAY THEY ARE NOT A THREAT TO US OR WON’T PUT THEMSELVES FIRST AND IGNORE

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