Fmr. Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz Reveals â€˜Perverseâ€™ â€˜Disaster Liberalismâ€™: â€˜Itâ€™s Wrong and Needs to be Exposedâ€™
Robert Kraychik 15 Mar 2021
Fox News contributor and former Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) noted Monday how Democrats and the left exploit genuine and manufactured crises to empower themselves while previewing his forthcoming book, They Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: The Truth About Disaster Liberalism.
Chaffetz joined SiriusXMâ€™s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow to discuss his examination of the leftâ€™s exploitation of crisis.
Marlow asked about the subtitle of Chaffetzâ€™s upcoming book: â€œWhatâ€™s disaster liberalism?â€
Chaffetz explained, â€œThere are tricks and schemes and plotting that goes on, so that when a crisis comes along â€” whether itâ€™s legitimate or fabricated â€” they use that to leverage their ability â€” the governmentâ€™s â€” to go out and do what they would never be able to do otherwise.â€
Chaffetz argued left-wing policy proposals to political problems, real or imagined, are all predicated on increasing centralized control and power at the expense of human freedom.
â€œIn other words, they take that opportunity and they leverage it, and they push, and they do thingsâ€¦ that would never pass in the light of day,â€ he stated. â€œItâ€™s a fairly perverse thing when you see it. When you start to understand the formula that they use, it always equates to more government, more spending, more control, and less liberty.â€