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Bernie: Disney Should Redistribute the ‘Avengers’ Money

“Avengers: Endgame” brought in more than a billion dollars in its opening weekend. Bernie Sanders has a plan for how Disney should use its new money.

By NTK Staff | 04.30.2019 @12:00pm
Bernie: Disney Should Redistribute the ‘Avengers’ Money

While not particularly surprising, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has waded into a new arena of wealth redistribution this week when he tweeted a theory about how Disney should use the money it makes on its massive blockbuster hit, “Avengers: Endgame.”

The movie reportedly brought in an estimated $1.2 billion in its opening weekend, an absolutely massive amount of money that shattered all previous records. That figure includes an estimated $350 million in U.S. domestic sales.

Never one to shy away from telling individuals, the government, or businesses how they should handle their money, Sanders tweeted on Monday that Disney, the studio that owns Marvel, should take its earnings and give all of its employees a pay raise:

Sanders is a frequent critic of “millionaires and billionaires,” but unlike when he ran in 2016, he can now count himself among our nation’s “millionaires and billionaires.” After the success of his bestselling book, “Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In,” Sanders joined the ranks of the millionaires. He defended himself by essentially saying he earned it.

“I wrote a best-selling book,” he said. “If you write a best-selling book, you can be a millionaire, too.”

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