Don't give up on American culture and run off to some deserted island or desolate wilderness hut just…
Good News: Free Enterprise Remains Far More Popular Than Socialism
Don't give up on American culture and run off to some deserted island or desolate wilderness hut just yet. There's still some good news to report.
According to a new Gallup survey, free enterprise, small businesses and capitalism remain far more popular among Americans than socialism or the federal government. Despite the media kid-gloves treatment of admitted socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, only 35% of respondents say they maintain a positive view of socialism. That is actually down from 2010 and 2012, when 36% and 39% reported positive feelings. As for the federal government, which too many candidates from all parties continue to offer as some sort of elixir for what ails us, only 44% report positive feelings. That is also down from 2010 and 2012, when 46% and…[more]