Hands on Wisconsin: Democrats and Republicans have a socialist streak

July 31, 2018

Some very progressive Democrats, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who upset the party establishment with a recent primary victory, have begun calling themselves Democratic Socialists. But Republicans are also increasingly turning to socialism. President Donald Trump is giving farmers hurt by his protectionist trade policies a $12 billion bailout, and Gov. Scott Walker seems willing to subsidize any company that threatens to trim jobs.

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