Irish politician Mick Wallace questions whether US is a “functioning democracy”

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Irish politician Mick Wallace has accused the US of not being a functioning democracy amid the fallout of the Supreme Courtroom determination to overrule Roe v Wade. 

Wallace, a Member of European Parliament (MEP) with the Independents 4 Change Get together, was talking in June forward of the Supreme Courtroom’s anticipated determination to overturn Roe v Wade. 

Talking on June 14, Wallace stated the US can be “threatening human rights” if the Supreme Courtroom voted to overturn the landmark 1973 determination. 

“A girl’s proper to decide on is a human proper,” Wallace advised the European Parliament. 

“Why are we so quiet about difficult the US once they threaten human rights.” 

The previous Wexford TD questioned whether or not the US was a functioning democracy, claiming that it prices $2 billion to turn out to be president. 

“They spend over $800 billion a yr on arms, which is greater than a lot of the world put collectively,” Wallace stated. 

“They have been at conflict for 250 years, however they can not afford common well being care,” he continued. “They can not afford a $1.7 trillion debt forgiveness for college kids, they can not afford a program for the 17 million kids that go to mattress hungry. Is that this a functioning democracy?

“What’s your concept of democracy? Bernie Sanders wasn’t even allowed to win the nomination for the Democrats. The Individuals could not spell democracy.” 

EU reveals a scarcity of tolerance in direction of many nations who do not bow to #US Imperialism however dares not query US who spend $800 Billion a yr on Navy, greater than subsequent 9 nations collectively, however cannot afford Common Well being Care, or assist 17 million kids who go to mattress hungry. pic.twitter.com/s1ICWDtOKA


— Mick Wallace (@wallacemick) June 14, 2022



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