First off, we’re beginning to suspect that NowThis News is yet another left-leaning “news” outlet, seeing as they just made a two-and-a-half-minute 2020 campaign video for Sen. Kamala Harris.

In any case, as Twitchy reported Wednesday, Sen. Kamala Harris is now talking about minimum wage workers not being able to afford housing, even if PolitiFact did drop the ball on its fact-check of her math. (Pro tip: people earning minimum wage don’t usually live in the “average” apartment — there are less expensive options.)

And now she’s introduced a bill that would “give money back” to families paying more than 30 percent of their income on rent and utilities — which we wager would cover a lot of people who aren’t making minimum wage.

Um, we watched the whole video and we have questions.

Yeah, who pays it? Do your landlord and the electric company and the gas company have to reimburse you? Does the government (i.e., taxpayers) give you a refund? Won’t this encourage people to move into apartments they can’t afford knowing they’ll get any “excess” expenses back? And won’t it encourage landlords to hike rents?

Is it just us, or has anyone else noticed the trend that anything people don’t “want” to pay for somehow becomes a “right”? Like housing is a right, and health care is a right, and cell phones are a right, and broadband Internet access is a right, and …

And as long as we’re asking questions, when did a family of four with one breadwinner earning minimum wage become the yardstick by which everything is measured?

We’re really sorry to say that people are eating it up, no questions asked.

“Government can make it the law” that no one pays more than 30 percent of their income on housing. Great idea. And make it a law that the minimum wage is $100 an hour while you’re at it. Venezuela, here we come.


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