[ExI] Opinions on Capitalism vs. Socialism by Nation
lcorbin at rawbw.com
Tue Apr 14 01:08:56 UTC 2009
Damien Broderick wrote:
> Rasmussen Reports
> Only 53% of American adults believe capitalism is better than socialism.
> The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 20%
> disagree and say socialism is better. Twenty-seven percent (27%) are not
> sure which is better.
> Adults under 30 are essentially evenly divided: 37% prefer capitalism,
> 33% socialism, and 30% are undecided. Thirty-somethings are a bit more
> supportive of the free-enterprise approach with 49% for capitalism and
> 26% for socialism. Adults over 40 strongly favor capitalism, and just
> 13% of those older Americans believe socialism is better.
Who was it who said: "Anyone who is not a socialist by age 20
doesn't have a heart, and anyone who is still a socialist by
age 40 doesn't have a brain." It's quite famous, but I can't
find who said it.
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