(And will it matter whether we’re talking about the Dems’ primary or the Presidential election?
It’s easy to frown and say, “Spare me your exaggeration! Socialism isn’t communism!”
“The goal of socialism is communism.” This quote is attributed to Vladimir Lenin, who knew something about both.
“Marxists often refer to socialism as the first, necessary phase on the way from capitalism to communism. Marx and Engels themselves didn’t consistently or clearly differentiate communism from socialism, which helped ensure lasting confusion between the two terms.” Read more at https://www.history.com/news/socialism-communism-differences .
One thing they seem to have in common is a policy of “guns for our party members only.”
Gonna be a couple of interesting races in any case…