as someone who lives in a country with a lot of social democratic aspects, this article was just fucking jarring
"Lee added darkly: “They’re talking about having the government become your healthcare provider, your banker, your nanny, your watchdog. Having the government lie to you and spy on you and requiring the government to force you to work months out of every single year. In a word, the Democratic party has become the party of socialism. I don’t think we’re ready for that and I know you aren’t.”
sorry, "having the government lie to you and spy on you and requiring you to work months out of every single year" this guy doesn't know what capitalism is like for the rest of us
"O’Donovan, from Aiken, South Carolina, turned up wearing a “Trump” cap and a Santa Claus costume – a hobby of his. “Santa gave things at Christmas to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. These people want us to give everything from cradle to grave and it can’t be done. We can’t print money.”
I'm not even sure HE'S sure what he's talking about
Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.