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Old 09-07-2018, 05:12 PM
Kimstu is offline
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Originally Posted by the OP
Which society is more like the United States, Venezuela with its history of inequality, racial division, and the inability of its government to admit mistakes and to make changes, or Sweden with its history of consensus government, homogeneity, and ability of its government to quickly and decisively make needed reforms regardless of the party in power?
Well, that's a new twist on anti-socialism propaganda, to me anyway. "Sure, socialism may work okay for all those square-jawed clean-living white people up in Scandinavia, but would obviously be a disaster for sleazy mongrelized banana republics like Venezuela and... us."

That's what conservative patriotism has devolved to, folks. "America: Too Uncivilized for Decent Governance (So Suck It Up, Losers)."