Chuck tried to make an issue with the problem Bernie would have with his self-ascribed Socialist moniker if he became the nominee. Bernie schooled him.
“JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Takes on Socialism, Says It Will Lead to an ‘Eroding Society,’” where Dimon told readers that “socialism has failed everywhere it’s been tried”
Those who give a simplistic answer stating that capitalism has won the economic debates must understand the realities stated below.
As Democrats embrace a platform which may be uncomfortable for middle-of-the-road Americans, education & explanation are clearly necessary.
Republicans will continue to use the Socialism trope to scare Americans as long as it continues to work. But education is the antidote.
Our present economy is failing American & the planet which means it’s failing future generations. Democrats don’t have to answer whether or not they favor capitalism or socialism.
The policies Republicans smear as Stalinist are a good deal more popular than their own. It’s they who are reinforcing the socialism label.
This Democrat leaned into the question on Medicare for All and Socialism. In effect, he is saying to Republicans, “Bring it on.”
“One is that if you want to bring up these labels and this that and the other and have that whole conversation. That is a whole other thing,” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said.
Former Governor John Hickenlooper like most Democrats was ill-prepared for the question, “Are you a capitalist.”