With the first two Democratic primaries and polls in the upcoming ones showing a disturbing level of support for Bernie Sanders and his failed socialist nostrums (well, not failed for him: like many socialist politicians, he someone became a millionaire by pushing socialism), it seems that Americans who’ve been miseducated by the education system urgently need a primer on what socialism is.
John C. Goodman at Townhall.com gives us the scholarly version…
While Iain Murray at Instapundit puts it into a couple of simpler and more entertaining bullet-point formulas.
And since the same young people who think socialism is so great are also the type who tend to back PETA and animal rights, kudos to Murray for including this quote from Toby Young:
“Socialism always begins with talk of the international brotherhood of man and ends with having to eat your own pets.”