Because the rich are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer, according to Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.)
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A CNN anchor asked Ellison on Thursday, “How do you explain what is going on in Baltimore this week?”

“Well, of course, excessive police officers and staggering unemployment go together,” Ellison responded, “because what we’ve done in the United States, as we’ve said, that the affluent part of our society is going to demand more tax breaks, more wealth, more privilege, leaving less for the less fortunate, and the way we keep the less fortunate in control is through policing and prisons. That is the unfortunate formula we constructed.”

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