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Poll: 53 Percent of Democrats Hold Favorable View of Socialism

MadisonWannabe Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 11:11 PM
Most teachers are to uneducated to know what socialism is. The rest do not care as long as the check arrives on schedule, and they did not have to work to get it. Fascism is another unknown. They would vote for the policies of Mussolini or Stalin or Lenin if it had a big D under it.

Whenever conservatives bring up the s-word in political discourse, indignant liberals recoil at the term.  How dare you call us Socialists?  Fine.  Let's make a deal.  We'll abide by a self-imposed cease and desist order on the socialism label just as soon as you guys explain this to the rest of us (see the final line item):

Capitalism -- the system that built America into the unparalleled economic engine and global hegemon that it is today -- is statistically tied with Socialism among Democrats, on the...