Imagine an America Where Socialism is No Longer a Dirty Word

When I was a kid in mega-conservative Orange County, calling somebody a commie was like calling them evil: It was a term nobody understood, and therefore it meant everything amorphously bad. People didn't use words like "socialist" or "unionist" — it was just commie, or maybe (in my town) commie faggot. That's why… » 11/03/08 6:02pm 11/03/08 6:02pm