Wednesday, August 29, 2018

'Democratic' socialism no less evil

(My Eastern New Mexico News column for August 29, 2018)




Over the next few years you're going to be tested. Socialism-- the politics of envy, parasitism, and entitlement-- is growing in popularity again. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have recently been its elder cheerleaders. Now socialism is being given a fresh make-over. It has a new, young, and apparently articulate voice in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

It's being re-branded as "democratic socialism" as if adding mob rule (democracy) to socialism makes it less evil. No matter who's pushing it this time expect more attempts to portray socialism as kind, fair, and generous. As "common decency" toward the "less fortunate"...read the rest...

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1 comment:

  1. "There is no difference between communism and socialism, except in the means of achieving the same ultimate end: communism proposes to enslave men by force, socialism—by vote. It is merely the difference between murder and suicide."
    - Ayn Rand

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