Gutfeld: Liberalism reinvents failure by disguising disaster

January 02, 2014 / Written By Greg Gutfeld / Fox News

So, surprise, surprise, a new poll shows that we Yanks have almost no faith in government. And only one in 20 say our government is OK. That one person is -- in scientific terms -- a moron. He may be hosting at MSNBC. Cheap shot.

If you want to sell something bad, you've got to change its name. Wealth redistribution is called fairness. Strangulation becomes regulation. Tax is revenue. - Greg Gutfeld

So, how can big government thrive when we've seen all the messes it leaves? Detroit, D.C., Oakland, Stockton, Harrisburg, Cleveland, Baltimore, on and on, progressivism brings poverty. Yet, as it necrotizes all it invades, we still let it infest New York City. How come?

Well, if you want to sell something bad, you've got to change its name. Wealth redistribution is called fairness. Strangulation becomes regulation. Tax is revenue. Carter can then become Obama and Marion Barry is re-gifted as de Blasio.

Left wing success is in reinventing failure by disguising disaster. I call it hex-change surgery. So, now, we have the same old crew salivating over the Big Apple in New York City. There Giuliani and Bloomberg built a bionic magnet for business, while slashing crime and saving thousands of minority lives. It was an amazing feat.

So, what do we hear this inauguration day? A chaplain for the Sanitation Department, they have one, calling this city a plantation while Hillary looks on smiling.

And so, the same old canards returned about the ignored poor and the greedy rich. As you remember the dead cities, the test subjects who died in their left wing labs. We let another Dr. Frankenstein disguised as Dr. Welby gets his hands on our healthiest patients. And when this apple rots, they'll once again call it progress and move on to another victim.

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