The protesters in NYC must be confused…They yelled “tax the rich, not working people”. Aren’t the rich working people too? Many of the rich worked like crazy to be where they are today. Also, the rich pay plenty in taxes already. Don’t you love how these people don’t want anyone to be successful but want them to give away their hard-earned money?
Dozens of protesters yelling “shame” gathered across the street from Cipriani on East 42nd Street early Saturday where President Trump was to attend a breakfast fundraiser. Members of SEIU aka Obama’s Purple Army were out in force doing what they’ve been trained to do…PROTEST
— Shannan Ferry (@ShannanFerry) December 2, 2017
“New York hates Trump,” several protesters shouted.
“I believe it’s time to stop lining the pockets of the rich and stealing from the poor,” said John Eng, a 54-year-old real estate agent from Manhattan who was holding a sign declaring, “The poor will have to eat the rich.”
The protesters were particularly enraged by the Senate’s early-morning passage of a $1.2 trillion tax reform bill supported by Trump. A few shouted “Kill the bill, don’t kill us.”
“That tax plan is an abomination,” said Melissa Carpenter, a 51-year-old lawyer from Bayside who wore a Guy Fawkes mask for the occasion. “He has some balls to come here.”
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