Cabot Philips: Rise of Socialism Is ‘Not a Joke’ and If We Are to Defeat It We Have to ‘Take It Seriously’
PHILLIPS: "It was incredibly powerful. If there's one message to take away from this video is that this is not joke. It's easy to laugh off the rise of socialism in America and to look at some of the crazy proposals from Ocasio-Cortez and her people, her friends in the Congress and around the country. This really isn’t a joke. I think if we are going to defeat socialism, I think the first thing to do is to take it seriously. And President Trump took us in the right direction there at the State of the Union talking about how we will always be a country that’s free, we are not going to fall for this. But I do think that there is a propensity for many Americans to say it could never happen here. There are plenty of people throughout history that never thought their governments could fall for a socialist regime and look what happened."