27. Joseph Biden: Socialist?

President Biden has proposed a vast expansion of government programs strengthening infrastructure and family welfare. In a recent poll, 35 percent called Biden a socialist. Are they correct? No. The Oxford English Dictionary defines socialism as "a theory or policy of social organization that aims at or advocates the ownership and control of the means of production, capital, land, property, etc., by the community as a whole." No major figure in U.S. politics -- not even Bernie Sanders -- is currently advocating public ownership of the means of production.

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