Capitalism by any other name

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December 18, 2011
The American Prospect
by John Stoehr  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"I've been thinking about the term 'capitalism' since Frank Luntz, the renowned pollster, told Republicans to quit saying it. The Occupy Wall Street movement has turned 'capitalism' into a dirty word, he said. If Republicans want to win in 2012, they'd better stop worrying and learn to love 'economic freedom' instead. It's a stunning turning of the tide. No matter the kind of conservative -- Southern, evangelical, libertarian, Tea Party, or old-school Rockefeller patrician -- conservatives have never hidden their allegiance to the moneyed class and power elite." (12/16/11)  

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