It's become an accepted fact that people who refer to themselves as socialists have the unenviable ability to navigate the wide and crooked path through life with their heads firmly embedded up their nether regions. They are so blind to the obvious it's a wonder they can get out of bed in the morning without walking into the wall.
Regardless of all the evidence around them they persist in trying to justify their perverted ideology as if the world and history are flush with successful socialist states instead of failed poverty stricken tyrannies.
They are unable to acknowledge that the United Soviet of Socialist Republics collapsed due to the inability of state appointed career bureaucrats and party apparatchiks to control economic activity and the markets let alone control human nature and prevent the inherent need to be free.
They are unable to acknowledge that China, North Korea, Zimbabwe and latterly Venezuela, among others, are humanitarian disaster areas because of the imposition of socialist economic policies.
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