Rebecca Renner, a contributing writer at National Geographic, has a theory about Batman: If Bruce Wayne had just used his vast wealth to set up universal basic income, he could have eliminated crime in Gotham City. We’re not sure where he’d send the Joker’s check, but it might work in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ world where all the criminals and looters are just shoplifting bread.
Makes sense, right? (Well, NO, but keep reading...)
And here is just about the perfect rebuttal:
Let's see, run Wayne Enterprises which employs thousands, has an economic multiplier in the billions, provides valuable medical, technical and military equipment to the world as well as funding a man who saved the world a few dozen times.
Or scrap it all for short lived charity
— Kyle Beckley (@Kyle_Beckley) August 6, 2020
Want to see the perfect example of the above? The oil industry in Venezuela.
Chavez nationalized. Fired EVERYONE who knew what they were doing. Put in FIVE TIMES as many people who