“It is because Republicans aren’t afraid of socialism — Republicans are afraid of equality with people they see as inferior to themselves.”
So one might well ask: “When will they rebel?”
It is because Republicans aren’t afraid of socialism — Republicans are afraid of equality with people they see as inferior to themselves
by Nicolas Powers TruthOut edited by O Society April 11, 2019
“They want to take away your hamburger!” former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka declared in February. “This is what Stalin dreamt about … America will never be a socialist country!” The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) audience cheered. The video played on my phone as I waved at Danny, the homeless man who begs for food every morning at the Newark Penn Station, where scores of poor people sleep in wheelchairs or lean on crutches or stand by the delis to ask for change.
These folks need more than “hamburgers.” They need jobs and homes. Yet, as the 2020 election season starts, Trump has branded progressives as “socialists” who will steal property and bring tyranny.
The so-called president’s…
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