“The only reason government exists at all is to buy things for the people that they can’t buy for themselves.”
This is a direct quote from a prominent American politician, taken from a statement made just last week.
The “leader” in question said this out loud and on the record while standing on a stage speaking to people and press.
So which tool of pagan progressivism uttered this tragi-comedic line?
Which radical, State-empowering Democrat or Leftist let fly with this lingo?
Why Republican Governor of Tennessee Bill Haslam, of course.
As reported by the Tennessee Star earlier this week, Governor Haslam actually (and probably accidentally) let his true colors show a bit more than his handlers would have liked at the Smith County Rotary Club last Friday. (You can hear it for yourself at the 16:50 mark in the video embedded in the article, which you can access by clicking here.)
The Tennessee Star piece also made reference to a noteworthy bit of context where Governor Haslam’s pitching of a stark raving Socialist worldview is concerned: