democratic socialism

The Sanders Phenomenon, with Pictures

In one sentence, Ben Domench captures Bernie Sanders: “He’s Occupy but with a smartphone donation app.” While the nation’s adults were asleep, the academy was awake and indoctrinating a younger generation in the beauties of socialist ideals. No matter the distance between the ideals and reality. The young, ripe for causes but unripe in history or economic understanding, are tilting—have tilted—away from free enterprise and toward socialism. Bernie Sanders is their paladin, not a crank from the fringe but a knight errant riding to rescue the 99% from the corruption and avarice of the stinking 1%. Continue Reading