June 2009

A chorus of conservative pundits has been using the ‘S’ word to describe President Obama.

During last fall’s presidential campaign, for example, media personality Rush Limbaugh crowed, “the American people reject socialism.” And then he warned, “But this is Obama’s program.”

Limbaugh’s scare tactic didn’t prevent a resounding Obama victory. Neither did it transform the new commander-in-chief into a socialist.

Yet, as the pain and suffering caused by capitalism becomes more intense and widespread, the need for radical, socialist change cries out.

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