Monday, October 27, 2008

Clearing up the confusion III

How about some analogies to clear up the current socialism confusion:

1. Barack Obama is to socialism as _______ is to communism.

Accepted Answers:
  • John McCain - Barack Obama is not a socialist, John McCain is not a communist.
  • Apples - Barack Obama is not a socialist, Apples are not communist.
  • Penguin - Barack Obama is not a socialist, a Penguin is not a communist.

2. Universal Health Care is to socialism as _______ is to socialism.

Accepted Answers:
  • Universal Education - Universal Health Care is so important to the right to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" that it must be guaranteed, Universal Education is so important to the right to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" that it must be guaranteed.
  • Social Security - Universal Health Care is so important to the right to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" that it must be guaranteed, Social Security is so important to the right to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" that it must be guaranteed.
  • National Defense - Universal Health Care is so important to the right to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" that it must be guaranteed, National Defense is so important to the right to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" that it must be guaranteed.

3. Liberal is to Socialist as Conservative is to _______.

Accepted Answers:
  • Poopy Head - Liberals are not socialists, Conservatives are not Poopy Heads.
  • Neo-Fascist - Liberals are not socialists, Conservatives are not Neo-Fascists.

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