In response to:

Poll: 53 Percent of Democrats Hold Favorable View of Socialism

The Teleprompter Speaks Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 5:21 PM
Only 53%? I don't believe it. They are just reacting to the word 'socialism,' not to the actual beliefs in socialism. If you asked 'Do you think the wealthy should contribute more?', what would the results be? How about 'People who have more should contribute more?' or 'For each, according to their ability and to each, according to their needs?'.

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...