Hugh Hewitt: The Green New Deal "is communism, it is fascism, it is despotism"
Hewitt likens Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to dictators who "end up murdering millions"
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From the February 8 edition of Salem Radio Network's The Hugh Hewitt Show:
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LARRY ARNN (HILLSDALE COLLEGE): First of all, what are these guys -- these Austrian economists -- what are they brilliant about? They're brilliant about the fact that the energy in work is located in the individual. And this woman thinks that's it located in her, all of 29-years-old or however old she is, can't write grammatically. And she thinks that "I understand now how to remake the greatest nation in the history of the world. And if I do what I do, everybody will be well off, and I don't even have to refer to their freedom."
HUGH HEWITT (HOST): Let's depart for a second and pause on modesty, about the ability to human engineer. Because Adam Smith's brilliance was the invisible hand of millions of decisions acting independent of each other. Those who are immodest about their ability to shape humans end up murdering millions of them.
ARNN: This idea that we look away from the people of America in order to get the power to tell them what to do in detail, that's despotic.
HEWITT: It is despotic. That's it. It is not socialism, it is communism, it is fascism, it is despotism. It drains all freedom out of America and if we had a media class that understood a lick about history, they would know this.