Skip to comments.Gallup: 60% of Americans Have Positive Image of Capitalism
Posted on 05/19/2016 3:28:39 PM PDT by Olog-hai
In 2016, a majority of Americans (60%) have a positive image of capitalism, while only 35 percent have a positive image of socialism, a recent Gallup poll shows.
According to Gallup, Americans image of socialism is no better now than it was six years ago. Indeed, it is slightly worse. Back in 2010, a greater percentage (36%) of Americans had a positive view of socialism than do today (35%), and in 2012, 39 percent of Americans had a positive view of socialism, denoting a four percent drop between then and now.
Meanwhile, capitalism saw only a marginal drop over the same six year period. The 60 percent who have a positive view of capitalism in 2016 is only one percent lower than in both 2010 and 2012, when 61 percent of Americans had a positive image of capitalism.
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Quick. We need more leftists in primary and secondary school education. Slackers! /s
Probably an even higher opinion of “free enterprise”.
First they came for the pensions, then they came for the job security, then they came for their wages, next they came for their bank interest. You didn’t think this would work out well in the long run did you??
People always favor Socialism in a bad economy. We have been in a DEPRESSION for the past 10 years. Case closed.
And the other 40% are waiting for their check to be mailed to them.
It's To DIE For!
But many of them vote for a socialist.
Not long, imo.
I guess that’s an improvement over the “47%” of terminally stupid from last campaign season. I wonder if Trump’s campaigning has had any effect on the poll.....
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