Senator Bernie Sanders, a Democratic Presidential Candidate that believes he can survive the stress of the Presidency at the young age of 77, just made enemies with gun-wielding Americans. Previously, Bernie Sanders only wanted to ban the next generations from owning “military-style assault weapons”. Now, he wants to take away your guns. It shouldn’t come as a shock to many. After all, bad ideas need a disarmed populace to take effect as the majority of Americans dislike “democratic socialist” policies. After three mass shootings within the past week, Bernie seems to have been pushed further towards authoritarian policies. On Twitter, Bernie Sanders expressed his support for a national gun buyback program.
The federal government must ban assault weapons and implement a buyback program to get assault weapons off the streets.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) August 5, 2019
Sound familiar? It should, because Californian Congressman and former Democratic Presidential Candidate, Eric Swalwell, proposed the same program. Swalwell also took the astounding position that the United States government would just nuke any American that attempted to resist the federal ban and buyback of “assault weapons”, so perhaps this program isn’t what’s best for the American people if all-out war is necessary to squash any dissent.