Don't be a sucker for socialism

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2016
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From the USSR to Venezuela, experience reveals Sanders' policies wouldn't enrich anyone but a ruling elite. It is a common misconception that socialism is about helping poor people. Actually, what socialism does is create poor people, and keep them poor. And that’s not by accident.

Under capitalism, rich people become powerful. But under socialism, powerful people become rich. When you look at a socialist country like Venezuela, you find that the rulers are fabulously wealthy even as the ordinary citizenry deals with empty supermarket shelves and electricity rationing.

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