POLL: The GOP and "Socialism"

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Mac1958, Aug 4, 2018.

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How long before the Right realizes the term "socialism" no longer scares people?

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    Our conservative posters continue to start thread after thread pertaining to "socialism". And even though their exact definitions are fairly unclear, it's obvious they think that screaming SOCIALISM is, by itself, enough to win a debate.

    As most of us can see, more and more people are becoming perfectly comfortable with the word - in part, no doubt, because the Right has completely over-used and diluted it.

    How long before the Right realizes the term "socialism" no longer scares people?
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    How many of those old white conservatives use social security? We already have socialist programs, and they do what they're supposed to. We have to stop using the word socialism. People are too dumb to get over the stigma that has been attached to it by the propaganda machine. It's a buzzword that automatically shuts down the conversation. They hear it and their brains turn off.
     
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    It makes it so much easier to distinguish between the two major political parties when the crazy democrat left finally quits the smoke and mirrors and comes out of the socialist political closet. Live with it and embrace it while you can lefties because the democrat party ain't likely to be around much longer at this rate.
     
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    If you think the Democrats are socialist you're fucking nuts. The Democrats would be right wing in most European countries.
     
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    Don't tell me, tell it to hyphen Cortez and Bernie Sanders and the angry crazy democrat leadership who are starting to make the European liberals look sane.
     
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    But it still does.

    Look at the UK. Corbyn is essentially unelectable because he says he's a socialist and the British people, in general, don't want that.
     
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    Poll Pot...when it is never too late to say you are sorry...

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    The Democrats and Republicans are both bought off by the elite. You have no representation in government, sorry.
     
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    Social security is not socialism. It is our own money we are forced to pay in, rather than invest and make more for ourselves.
     
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    It's a socialist program. Socialist programs are the only thing the left is trying to see implemented.
     

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