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Will Bernie Sanders Usher In Communism?

  1. PhoenixV profile image73
    PhoenixVposted 22 months ago

    Will Bernie Sanders Usher In Communism?

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    PeterStipposted 22 months ago

    Of course not, communism doesn't exist anymore. Name me one country today with communistic principles.
    Russia? No way. China Nope, Cuba, maybe, North Korea well that's a dictatorship.
    Bernie Sanders is a Social democrat that's  something completely different.

  3. lisavollrath profile image95
    lisavollrathposted 22 months ago

    No. People confuse the various types of communism and socialism, but they're not the same thing. Sanders is a Democratic Socialist, not a true socialist or a communist. He's for a political democracy, but social regulation of the capitalist economy.

  4. savvydating profile image96
    savvydatingposted 22 months ago

    That would not be his intent. His beef is with the corruption within the Democratic Party. He understands that Hilary has made an obscene amount of money through her high ticket political events, speeches and her "foundation."  He sees rampant corruption and wants to eradicate it. He is rightfully frustrated. On the other hand, he thinks he can make nearly everything free. He may not be realistic, but he does not have the heart of a communist either.
    Someone soulless could usher in communism, but not him---not intentionally anyway. However, I think Elizabeth Warren could usher in communism because she is an elitist who thinks she knows what is best for everyone else. Sanders is not an elitist.

  5. The Dirt Farmer profile image97
    The Dirt Farmerposted 22 months ago

    Uh . . . no. Bernie is a social democratic who believes in the democratic process. He has integrity, and honestly and consistently answers questions about his political views.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0G5MtSJsYQ&t=1940s  Likening him to a communist is just establishment spin.