6 Comments on Time to put a shovel to this Nordic Democratic/Socialism model the left loves – it doesn’t exist
Who’s paying to keep the imported vermin in halal food?
Why is Volvo a Chinese company? Because it failed under the Swedish economy.
Impressive to see the recent changes though.
There is no such thing as “democratic socialism.” You may as well say your system is “communist socialism,” or “military dictatorship socialism,” or “monarchy socialism” – these adjectives are meaningless because socialism is socialism. Venezuela briefly had “democratic socialism” when they voluntarily voted Chavez in, and then it changed to “despot socialism” because both Chavez and his successor Maduro refused to leave when things predictably went to shit.
Socialism is actually built on greed – the so-called have-nots want what the so-called haves own. But we can confiscate all of the accumulated wealth of the rich and run this country for a few weeks. It is at this point that socialism performs its magic; the haves have nothing, the have-nots have nothing, and there is nothing to have anyway.
Now all they have to fix is their muslim demography catastrophe.
Not as easy or fast to turn around.
NPR discussion on The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia.
I forget where I saw it, but the premise was just about the same, only with Norway.
However, the prime minister or whatever head cheese, had to come out and publicly denounce Norway is a socialist country. He had to do this, because liberals and the media had spun the country in such a positive socialist light. Essentially, fake news was hosing up foreign investment and spending in Norway.