Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is one such self-proclaimed “socialist Democrat”. Ocasio-Cortez is one of the leading backers of the Green New Deal, which calls for some of the largest government expansion in decades.
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One recent survey found that that 51 percent of American millennials would rather live under socialist or communist rule than in a capitalist country.
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That’s frightening to me because the things that made this country great, that created the wealth of this country — and I mean the wealth of every single person right down the line — the best medical care in the world, the best housing in the world, that’s why people want to come here to escape socialist countries, because of our system, and that’s the free enterprise system.
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And what’s really remarkable is the number of Democrats that are falling for this mindset that socialism is the answer and the proof that it isn’t is, that throughout history, no country that has a socialist system of government has been able to accomplish what the USA has been able to do.