“This puts socialism on the ballot”
But don’t take our word for it. A new poll showed 64% of voters believe the Democratic Party supports socialism.
“This could be the single most significant finding this cycle that the Democratic Party has let its image slide into being seen as a party supporting socialism by almost two-thirds of the voters,” Penn said. “This puts socialism on the ballot unless the Democratic Party moves back to the center and socialism is a losing proposition with the American electorate.”
Oh, and House Democrats are introducing today a Medicare for All bill that is more extreme than Bernie Sanders’ bill! Again, it is still only February.
64 percent say Democratic Party supports socialism, says poll
By Max Greenwood
Nearly two-thirds of registered voters in a Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll survey released exclusively to The Hill believe that the Democratic Party supports socialism.
Sixty-four percent of respondents said that they believe the Democratic Party backs such an economic system, while 36 percent believe the party is opposed to socialism, the poll found.
The finding comes amid an ongoing debate among Democrats over whether the party should throw its support behind sweeping policy proposals, like a single-payer health care system or raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans.
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