Home Depot Co-Founder Bernie Marcus Says Socialism Killed People’s Motivation To Work

Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus is blaming big government socialism for the fact that so many people aren’t working.

Millions of able-bodied people are opting to collect government benefits instead of getting a job.

How much longer can we go on like this?

The New York Post reports:

Home Depot co-founder says ‘socialism’ killed motivation to work: ‘Nobody gives a damn’

The 93-year-old billionaire co-founder of Home Depot blamed “socialism” for Americans lacking the motivation to work and warned that the future of capitalism is in danger.

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Bernie Marcus — who along with Arthur Blank built Home Depot into a nationwide empire from just two stores founded in Atlanta in the late 1970s — told Financial Times on Thursday, “Nobody works.”

“Just give it to me. Send me money. I don’t want to work — I’m too lazy, I’m too fat, I’m too stupid,” Marcus said about what he perceived as the attitude permeating the country.

“Nobody gives a damn.”

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The longtime Republican backer ticked down a list of people he blamed for standing in the way of private enterprise, including President Biden, “the woke people,” the news media, Harvard graduates, MBAs, lawyers and accountants.

“I’m worried about capitalism,” said Marcus, whose net worth is estimated by Bloomberg at $5.25 billion. “Capitalism is the basis of Home Depot [and] millions of people have earned this success and had success.”

Bernie has a point.

What happens when these resources run out?

 

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