I May Agree With the Socialists

To the extent that fascism can be differentiated from socialism, Obama is not a socialist – he is a fascist. Although the head of the Socialist Party does not use the term fascist, he makes a decent case. He additionally points out that Obama is not the Peace President – although I’m unclear what peace has to do with socialism, given the historical record. However, the idea that Obama is “firmly committed to free-market policies” is laughable, yet I can’t disagree with the characterization in the beginning of that sentence:

Not only is [Obama] not a socialist, he may in fact not even be a liberal. Socialists understand him more as a hedge-fund Democrat — one of a generation of neoliberal politicians…


5:06 pm on March 16, 2009