Joy Behar Mocks Fears Over Socialism: Conservatives 'Don't Know What The Word Means'

NewsBusters | 6/28/2019 | Staff
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The View hosts briefly talked with 2020 Democrat candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Friday’s show about his performance at last night’s debate. Co-host Joy Behar praised the Democrat while encouraging him to mock the right as ignorant to the virtues of “Democratic Socialism.”

Behar claimed that the “right-wing” was attacking Democrats as socialists for no reason at all, adding that Republicans just didn’t understand what the word “socialist” meant. She made this same claim back in February:

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We thought you were spectacular last night. I did anyway. I'm going to go right to it. The right wing has been making a lot out of last night's debate, your first, and they are referring to Democrats as socialists. Obviously they don't know what the word means. So what do you say to that accusation?

Buttigieg also chalked up the criticism as just a Republican bogeyman.

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PETE BUTTIGIEG: I view myself as a Democratic Capitalist, but the democratic part is really important. They throw around this word 'Socialism,' and they use...
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