EDITORIAL: How Democrats threaten economic security

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

The late Saul Alinsky, the legendary left-wing community organizer, must be looking up from wherever he is and smiling. The direction lately taken by the Democratic Party shows they’ve bought into his tactics, hook, line and sinker.

In his most famous book, “Rules for Radicals,” he opens with the following observation: “What follows is for those who want to change the world from what it is to what they believe it should be. ‘The Prince’ was written by Machiavelli for the Haves on how to hold power. ‘Rules for Radicals’ is written for the Have-Nots on how to take it away.”

Sounds pretty much like the economic plank for the Democrats’ platform as enunciated by the leading contenders for the 2020 presidential nomination. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, recently said he wouldn’t stop until “the poor got richer and the rich got poorer.” Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has proposed a


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