Plurality of Americans think Santa is a Democrat

Two possibilities. One: People are looking past the myth to the reality of wealth redistribution from mom and dad to junior. The Christmas shopping season may be a glorious testament to free markets but Christmas morning is pure communism, my friends. Two: A lot of people out there think they’re getting “gifts” from Democrats without realizing who paid for them. And of course, that’s a falsehood that Democrats are happy to encourage, until the day finally comes when they’re forced to tell the middle class that, alas, the rich can’t support the welfare state on their own.

Rob Port is the editor of In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters. He writes a weekly column for several North Dakota newspapers, and also serves as a policy fellow for the North Dakota Policy Council.

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