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Old 09-08-2018, 07:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Velocity View Post
Socialism, like democracy, is only as effective as its people. If your people are Swedes or Finns, it can work.

If your people are Americans, it probably can't.
Cripes folks, it's apparently an actual PR campaign.

Exactly when did the standard conservative critique of socialism start switching from "The miseries of overtaxed socialist poverty may be good enough for those wussy loser cheap-furniture Scandinavians, but they're sure not good enough for US!" to "Those clear-eyed cold-hardy extra-white Scandinavians may be good enough for clean-governance socialist prosperity, but WE sure aren't!" ?