Vox, home of the “explainer,” apparently decided that outlets like MSNBC just weren’t getting the job done when it came to explaining just what democratic socialism is, and so they brought in Meagan Day, a staff writer at socialist magazine Jacobin and a member of Democratic Socialists of America, to clear the record.
A democratic socialist explains the difference between democratic socialism and New Deal liberalism. https://t.co/WUyzMg2BQK
— Vox (@voxdotcom) August 1, 2018
We did get a taste of what the DSA wants when we covered this tweet last month:
— New York City DSA ? (@nycDSA) June 29, 2018
OK, abolish borders, profit, prisons, ICE, and cash bail for starters. So imagine our shock when Day revealed that, “In the long run, democratic socialists want to end capitalism.”
At least they're honest: "In the long run, democratic socialists want to end capitalism." https://t.co/efC4avvLyH
— Captain America (@CaptainMerca1st) August 1, 2018
So what is the difference between democratic socialism and New Deal liberalism?
— Slough Feg (@_SpacePirate__) August 2, 2018
Plot twist: they are the same thing
— @US_1NF1D3L (@1nf1d3lUs) August 1, 2018
One ends with you eating rabbits
— OffendedPepe (@VoxIsSatire) August 1, 2018
One destroys the economy and country, the other destroys the economy and country faster
— Jonah Lackey (@J_Intertainer) August 1, 2018
New stupidity, versus old stupidity… https://t.co/t2QdMCFlJR
— Robert S Hunter (@RSHunter71) August 1, 2018
Socalisim is against human nature, it will never work no matter how they repackage it
— The One Zane ❌ (@TheLexZane) August 1, 2018
I don't question whether they know what socialism means, I question whether or not they know what capitalism means.
— Michael McMullen (@McMullen71) August 1, 2018
Spoiler … it’s what gave them the opportunity to even consider an idea as stupid as democratic socialism.
MIC DROP! Iowahawk shot at Jacobin TORPEDOES socialists' FAVORITE argument https://t.co/Vg268ZG5nf
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) July 30, 2018