SlothHammer 40K+ Your Authors @CaseyExplosion Internet sloth, and gigantic nerd. Avatar by @skutchdraws banner by @LiquidAzalea. She/her. Streaming Tues/Wed/Thurs/Sun at: Nov. 09, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

"But Bernie is a millionaire!"

"But Corbyn owns a house!"

These aren't the burns you think they are, Boomer. If anything, it gives us hope that folks can have means, can own their own homes, and still be comrades. That they still get it. And that's awesome.

And again, a billion is such an absurd number that we keep having to do these thought experiments to get it across to folks just how much that really is. It's a thousand million. So let's say Corbyn's house is worth a million?

Imagine he owned a thousand houses he just sat on.

That's the difference between a million and a billion.

There's no contradiction whatsoever between being a millionaire and wanting to tax billionaires.

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