May 222011

That definition of socialism provided by Merriam-Webster’s dictionary seems relatively simple and anyone with a fifth grade knowledge of American history can recognize it’s not a traditional American political philosophy.

But according to HBO’s Bill Maher, it’s a philosophy Americans could learn to embrace – that is with the help of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the embattled former head of the International Monetary Fund who was recently indicted by a grand jury on charges of criminal sexual assault, attempted rape and sexual abuse. On his Friday night show on HBO, Maher explained that though what Strauss-Kahn did reason was upsetting, it could also be instructive.

Read more @ The D.C.


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