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Response to Miigwech (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2019, 08:18 PM

1. They'd better ditch the word "socialism" altogether.

Call themselves FDR Democrats, for example, but the word "socialism" (even apart from being inaccurate as applied to American social programs) is anathema. Too many voters associate it, correctly or not, with Soviet-style collectivism. It's political poison. Any candidate who identifies him/herself as a socialist of any kind is shooting him/herself in the foot. People won't listen to complex explanations about economics and how Democratic socialists don't really want people to move to collective farms.

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