Clear 2020 Theme Emerges: Sharp Partisan Split Over Socialism Vs Capitalism

Hot Air | 7/3/2019 | Staff
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Now, we may know exactly why President Trump is vowing so often that the United States will never embrace socialism:

That polls really well among Republicans, like more than eight-out-of-ten well, including nearly two-thirds of whom have a very negative view of that system. The president will need every single one of those GOP votes to go with him on Election Day in just 70 weeks to overcome his chronic deficit in job approval.

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And the same new poll by the Pew Research Center confirms why Bernie Sanders, who calls himself a democratic socialist, and a few others of the two dozen Democratic presidential candidates for president talk favorably about considerably more government involvement in American life, such as eliminating private health insurance.

Two-thirds of Democrats (65 percent) polled have a positive view of socialism, though a distinct minority (14 percent) feel very positively.

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Similar substantial partisan gaps exist over views of capitalism too. Almost eight-out-of-ten Republicans and Republican leaners (78 percent) have a very or somewhat favorable...
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