The seduction of socialism
March 7, 2019
Democrats, liberals, progressives, or however one characterizes leftists have been flirting if not having a downright love affair with socialism for more than a century. Until recently, socialism was generally considered taboo in America. We are a free nation of fiercely independent people who intensely cherish their liberty. So the thought of dependence on anyone was repulsive. Americans traditionally claimed the absolute right to work and worship as they choose. Perhaps not so much anymore.
It has been building the past few decades, but since Democrats won back the House, the crus...