With Powerball mania sweeping the nation, and a Wednesday jackpot in excess of $1.4 billion, a Bernie Sanders supporter had a brilliant idea for what America could do with all that money.
Or so he thought. Here it is…
AWESOME idea…right? We could solve all poverty in America in one fell swoop! Whos with him?
Well quite a few people actually…
Um,. about that math, Lisa…
The meme has been shared more than 760,000 times just from one page, which liked at least 6 pages devoted to Bernie Sanders.
As Factually pointed out, the U.S. population is actually closer to 310 million people thus putting the evenly distributed winnings at $4.09.
Looks like Bernies supporters share the candidates habit of factually-challenged social media posts.
Just last month, Sanders posted a cringeworthy tweet about student loans, which one critic called a new low in economic literacy.
Just days later, Sanders made a poorly-researched tweet about climate change, the science of which was dismantled online within minutes.