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from each according to his ability, to each according to his need - VP's ex-aide

In 2009, Jared Bernstein helped craft President Obama's economic stimulus law in the White House, directing over $800 billion in taxpayer funds to various liberal priorities.

On Tuesday, he endorsed a famous and important tenet of Marxism in an open congressional hearing.

“Dr. Bernstein, if I utter the phrase to you ‘from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs,’ do you look upon that generally favorably or generally unfavorably?” Rep. Mick Mulvaney asked the former top economic adviser to Vice President Joe Biden at Tuesday’s House Financial Services Committee hearing.

“Generally favorably,” Bernstein answered, to which Mulvaney replied: “Thank you, sir, I have no further questions.”

The phrase “from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs” is a socialist phrase, made famous by Karl Marx himself—though socialists before him like Louis Blanc had used it.

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