With all the talk of how the nation is becoming a socialist state and how capitalism is falling out of favor, a new poll finds that the opposite is true. So far, at least, capitalism is more popular than socialism according to a new poll.
A Fox News Poll of registered voters finds that economic optimism for the economy is very high and the number of people who want government to step in is the lowest in years, Fox News reported.
The new poll finds that most of the respondents have a message for the federal government: “Leave us alone.”
As Fox reported on Wednesday:
The 34 percent saying “lend me a hand” is down from 41 percent last year and 39 percent in 2016.
The 55 percent who would tell the government “leave me alone” is up from 51 percent in 2018 and 54 percent in 2016.
As to capitalism, fifty-seven percent said they have a positive view of the American economic system. That was twice as much as those who supported socialism (25 percent).
But showing how far the Democrat Party has fallen, 50 percent of those who self-identified as “liberal” liked socialism while 43 percent who said they voted for Hillary Clinton were fans of the un-American system.
“Despite the prominence of socialistic ideas and policy proposals in recent weeks, Americans are favorable toward the merits of the capitalistic system,” says Republican pollster Daron Shaw, who conducts the Fox News Poll with Democrat Chris Anderson. “And they’re bullish on the state of the economy.”
In other findings:
Sixty-three percent feel optimistic about the economy. Optimism stood at 49 percent in 2016.
By a 47-42 percent margin, voters think capitalism in the U.S. gives them a “fair shot.”
However, men (58 percent) are 21 points more likely than women (37 percent) to say capitalism is a level playing field. Similarly, whites (52 percent) are 19 points more likely than nonwhites (33 percent), and voters ages 45 and over (54 percent) are 17 points more inclined than those under age 45 (37 percent) to feel they are getting a fair deal.
Despite seeing capitalism still beating socialism, the warning signs are obvious. What we have here an entire Democrat Party drifting into anti-Americanness. We won’t long last as a nation if this continues. Once the Democrats are taken over by un-American attitudes like this, it won’t be long until that hate for our country leaks into the Republican Party.
After all, the left has full control of our schools and they are the ones leading this charge to destroy our nation. It can’t be long before that control of our schools has results even among the right leaning.
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