The Bellweather: a preview
freedom ignorance ring.
I sat down with my dad to watch Meet the Press this morning. He finally brought up Bernie Sanders before I could; “Somebody was telling me that he’s a communist.”
Yes, I had to explain to my dad that Bernie Sanders is not a communist.
This is the information that my dad gets fed to him in his small worldview. It’s embarrassing the media, family, and acquaintances that surround him evidently that he is so easily influenced by.
I know I bring up my dad a lot; probably too much. But I’m going to expand on this more later of why it’s important not only to me, but in the world as a whole.
- Democratic socialism is a political ideology advocating a democratic political system alongside a socialist economic system, involving a combination of political democracy with social ownership of the means of production.