A Socialist Here, a Socialist There

I think the next time I get into an argument with my sister or mother about Obama being a socialist, I’m going to ask, “Which kind?” and let them struggle to answer the question.

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  1. I’m grinning broadly imagining it. The “Christian Socialists” for example. Major 19th century industrialists with impeccable capitalist credentials, who thought it was their christian duty to give their workers decent lives. We might find that a bit paternalistic, but it has to be better than sending children down mines or up chimneys.

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