Ep. 176 Trump vs. Socialism?
Socialism isn’t all that radical, insists Krugman. Plus: virtually all people who call themselves socialists just want to be like Denmark, not Venezuela or the Soviet Union. They just want poor people cared for! Anyone who thinks nicey-nice socialism like this could lead to bad outcomes is crazy and unreasonable, he says. So, as usual, we respond.
“Trump Versus the Socialist Menace” (February 7, 2019)
Ronald Reagan’s speech against socialized medicine
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