Are Democrats The Real Party Of Freedom?
For decades Republicans have labeled themselves the party of freedom, but since the rise of Trump, have Democrats taken the freedom mantle?
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Gov. Josh Shapiro Says Democrats Are The Real Party Of Freedom
Over the holiday weekend, Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro had something interesting to say about freedom in America, and which party best represents it.
Video of Shapiro:
Gov. Shapiro said on MSNBC:
I think this is a stark contrast. This should not be an issue that Democrats are afraid to lean and on. But the White House, to governors, to members of Congress, to everyone in between. Look, there's a reason why the leading Republican candidates for president are going to visit with that group in Philadelphia this weekend. They're anti-freedom. Think about this, Jen. They are showing up to brag about how they want to restrict women's rights to make decisions over her own body. They're showing up to break about how they want to take books out of the classrooms of our children. They are showing up to talk about how they want to attack children for simply being who they are. Or adults for wanting to marry who they love.
That is not real freedom.
Our party, the Democratic Party, is the party of real freedom. This is a clear contrast. We need to stand up, speak out on these issues. I think it says a lot about these Republican candidates. That they believe that the path to the nomination of the Republican Party today is bigger government that limits your freedoms. The exact opposite of where the Republican party was a few decades ago. I think it is a clear contrast.
Republicans tend to blow a fuse because they have been indoctrinated through decades of party propaganda to believe that they are the party of freedom, and all Democrats are communists, socialists, and Marxists who despise freedom.
As we will discuss below, things are definitely not the way that Republicans want them to seem.
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