” Five-nine percent said the United States needs bigger government, while 37 percent responded that the government is doing too many things that should be left up to individuals and the private sector. Furthermore, 53 percent said the government needs to expand its role in health care.
“The rise in young people embracing paternalistic government comes as no shock,” said Gabriella Hoffman, a field coordinator for the Leadership Institute, in an interview with the Daily Caller. “Most have developed contempt for free enterprise and limited government from their college professors who inject anti-free market, socialist and even Marxist views into their lectures.”
- Most Young Voters Actually Want Bigger Government (businessinsider.com)
- 45 percent of US Democrats favour socialism. Fortunately most Americans still believe in capitalism (blogs.telegraph.co.uk)
- Favorables: Socialism 24% Capitalism 68% (tarpon.wordpress.com)