Originally Posted by cosmo20002
Perhaps "Democratic talking points" aren't rigid and unbending. For example, despite the rantings of the frothing nutjobs, Ds are fully in favor of capitalism. But anyone with common sense knows that pure capitalism is as untenable as pure socialism. A modern civilized and productive society has to have some socialized services, regulations, etc. To the modern right, that makes you worse than Hitler.
Yes, there are conflicts and it will always be a struggle to find a perfect balance, which will never exist because its a big and complicated world out there and circumstances change. Ds can accept that and deal with it. Modern Rs prefer to live in denial for some reason to honor principles they discovered about 4 years ago.
Nope. The left spectrum is full of folks with an anti-capitalist mentality in varying degrees. Ranging from this fascist/progressive view here to communism.
"There has never in history been a more effective machine for eliminating poverty than the free enterprise system and the free market. The period in which you had the greatest improvment in the lot of common men was the period of the 19th and early 20th century."
We are the heir of that. Yet progs attack it. If you look at the real problems, they are nearly all the result of govt action.