All forms of statism are despicable because they’re morally and practically evil.
They’re morally evil since they’re based on coercion. And they’re practically evil since they deliver such awful results for ordinary people.
The good news is that some forms of statism are widely discredited. Outside of universities, you don’t find many people who defend and advocate communism. And other than a few lonely cranks, you don’t find many people who defend and advocate national socialism and other forms of fascism.
But for some inexplicable reason, you still find some folks who harbor positive feelings about socialism.
To be sure, that opens up a bunch of questions, such as whether they even understand that socialism – at least in theory – involves government ownership and operation of the means of production. Such as the United Kingdom in the post-WWII era.
For what it’s worth, the fans of Bernie…
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