Kamala Harris says she’s not a socialist to distance herself from Bernie Sanders. But Democratic voters now prefer socialism to capitalism

I often try to avoid debates about who is calling what capitalist or socialist — those labels have been used a million different ways and don’t mean much.

But they do have electoral potency. Perhaps that’s why California Democratic Senator Kamala Harris affirmed that she isn’t a democratic socialist in a recent interview.

But is that really where Democratic voters are? Gallup shows this may be a mistake on Harris’s part:


Young voters across party lines are also much more favorable to socialism.

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